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post #1 of 9 Old 12-02-2005, 02:32 PM Thread Starter
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How Many V-6 Owners have a Whistle

As I have been trying to get my V-6 whistle noise fixed. I have been coming across only V-6 owners with the same problem. The big question also is do you have the cross bars on top? If so make sure they are in the 1 & 4 position. Then check to see if you still have the noise. If so contact your dealer. I have five times. No luck on getting it fixed so far. Maybe a V6 defect.

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post #2 of 9 Old 12-04-2005, 12:12 AM
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nope

mine has no whistle... have tried the cross bars in various positions... quiet as a church mouse.
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post #3 of 9 Old 12-04-2005, 12:37 AM
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post #4 of 9 Old 12-04-2005, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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I'll agree there. Should of coughed up the $1000. Thinkn gas mileage.
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post #5 of 9 Old 12-05-2005, 10:46 AM
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Double check to make sure your cross bars aren't on backwards. The bars are labeled on top and are supposed to face a certain direction. Maybe the dealer mounted them backwards, the bars say which way is forward but maybe somebody made a mistake.

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post #6 of 9 Old 12-06-2005, 06:55 PM Thread Starter
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Yes I have even informed dealers about the cross bars. Their own sales staff don't know. Anyhow I have an attorney working with me to resolve my noise issue. Still like my Commander, just want the noise to stop. AHAHAHAHAHAH
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post #7 of 9 Old 12-07-2005, 07:11 AM
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post #8 of 9 Old 12-10-2005, 09:48 AM Thread Starter
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The whistle sounds like it comes from the front windshield area. It does not do it every time. Notice it more with cross winds. I believe it is a high pitched vibration. All those mentioning cross bars I do not have them.
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post #9 of 9 Old 12-11-2005, 12:44 AM
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When I crack my passenger window a few inches I get a pretty loud whistle, but I have a hemi. Might just be the horrible aerodynamics of our square body.
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