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ML320 Benz has annoying whistle sound when driving over 60mph. May feel as if a window is not completely shut or the door. Are the rubber seals worn out?

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  • Anthony Masando Apr 21, 2015

    Thanks Max. I thought it was the rubber around the sunroof or the rear windscreed rubbers. Hope it works coz this 98 benz runs well.

  • Ted Maxwell Apr 21, 2015

    Hi Anthony: Appreciate your reply. Keep that old iron running! Ted

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Hi Anthony:
Try opening a window just a bit and see if it stops. Get someone else to help you by sitting in different seats to see if they can tell where the sound is coming from. Chances are that you are on the right track with the seals so check them all to make sure they are clean. You could wipe them with a conditioner like Armour-All. That sometimes helps.

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sounds like a vacuum line. May have a small hole, or has come loose from it's home connection. You may or may not feel a difference in performance or idling; depends on which one it is.
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