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New loud air noise, body shop guy thought it was under the hood, but sounds like the windshield to me. had wiper motor replaced and it started after that.

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Anytime you change the wind flow direction over a car it will make unusual wind noise. I would look at the cowl cover that goes over the wiper motor "under the wipers". It may be out of place or maybe missing a screw. If the is a new high or low spot, it will make noise. It doesn't take much to change the air flow.

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