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I test drove an LX today and it was definitely there when I hit 50. Wind from the driver's side door. I opened and closed the door again on the highway. Still there. Frustrating b/c I liked everything else about the vehicle, but that would be really annoying on a 500 mile trip.
I have the lxs model and it's has had the qind noise from the get go. No matter what speed I go. I thought I was hearing things. But I guess I'm not alone on this. I have 5000 miles on mine now will contact dealership bout it and have it documented
 

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Hi there, I have an LX plus, I’m experiencing the upper driver wind noise as well. The dealership replaced the door seal (under warranty) then I drove just a few kms from dealership and still heard it. Anything over 70km/hr. I called the dealership back, they wanted me to go back, but My take on it is there is a design, engineering, or production flaw with it. So I requested the dealership to document it, and contact Kia to see if there is any tech service bulletins , I’m not going to keep going back and forth to the dealership to keep chasing this. It’s not the dealers fault or the technicians. So hopefully Kia gets enough complaints and figures a fix. The vehicle is fantastic, but this particular kind of wind noise should be unacceptable in this type of refined family vehicle IMHO .
One of the things you could try is put some washable ink or chalk on the seal to see if it makes contact all the way around. I get the feeling though that it may be from the window glass seals. Have you tried pushing on the glass slightly at speed to see if it gets worse/better? Those are really the only two places wind noise could be entering that I know of.
 

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Any other owners experience an air leak noise around the drivers door or window? I have an EX and I'm really enjoying it but it's pretty loud driving over about 50mph. Would be curious to hear experiences from other owners.
Just got my carnival on fri wind noise yes . Not a good start for a new Kia owner.
 

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I posted about my experience in another wind noise thread and posting here too. I bought an EX just before Thanksgiving and I do not hear any major wind noise at 70+ or any other speeds. There is a bit of noise but not so much to bother me. I can hear music and hear my kids in the 2nd row. I am used to the same or maybe even more wind noise in a Mazda6.
 
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