Swift kontiki wind noise

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  1. Stupot

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    Hi we have a 2007 swift kontiki 669, on our last outing to France last year our two kids were complaining of a whistling noise coming From behind them around the fridge area, (Thetford fridge), has anybody experienced this or similar,? Is there a cure?
     
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    Whistling around the fridge area could be slipstream coming in through fridge vent, if fridge is on, dont block it !

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    Hi yes had seen that article, wondered if the fridge vents had a modification that could be done
     
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    Probably poor seals around the back of the fridge as usual.
    Welcome to the madhouse! :thumb:
     
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    Thanks Peter, do you think putting a strip on sealer down the fridge cabinet from overhead lockers to the floor would help?
     
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    You might be better off to try and take the vent cover off and have a look inside, you may find the foam rubber seal has either deteriorated or fallen off, if in doubt give Ian a call on 01-580-881288 option 3 and speak to him.

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    Thanks for the advice Peter, I have just subscribed, I already subscribe to your youtube posts they are very useful too,
     
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    John cross on you tube, helpful tips etc
     
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    You know, I think you have just answered a question I have never managed to get an answer to up till know..

    About 3 years ago we was at Lincoln show.
    There was a Swift there that had what was to me, a REALLY odd mod.. At least I reckoned it was a mod but it all looked sort of original

    You know the gutter ( poor description .. it aint a gutter, more a wee thing moulding to stop water getting in the top of the door.. seen them with and without lights fitted in them ) that goes over the hab door on many models.. well there was two fitted on the side of the van, just forward of the fridge vents..
    I reckon that had been done to cure the wind issue !
     
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    I bought the fiamma door gutter going to try it see what happens,
    Cheers Stu


     
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    Not that it is of much help, we have the same model and year, never noticed any noise from that area.
     
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