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Old 07-02-2012, 05:18 PM
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Just bought an '04 Ram 1500 with 64K miles, no accidents but salvaged from hail damage, no significant damage to the doors. When cruising at 60-70 mph the ride is good but when we hit wind the doors rattle a bit and it's loud. The weather stripping on the door looks to be in good shape but may be flattened a bit as when the door latch closes there isn't much resistance. Any ideas besides replacing the weather stripping?
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i would put painters tape on the leading edges of your doors
take your Ram & get it up to the speed that you mentioned
if there is no wind noise, take off the bottom half of the tape & take it up to speed again

It could be a simple door adjustment
It could be the weather stripping
It could be the top 1/2 of the door needs to be bent back to where it belongs
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