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Wind noise - door adjustment

Discussion in 'Compacts: Renegade, Patriot, Compass, Caliber' started by bguy, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. bguy

    bguy Well-Known Member

    Dec 9, 2007
    Our 2011 Compass has some wind noise from the right rear door. I had intended to move the striker in just a tad but it seem to be stuck in one place. Are these non adjustable or is this one stuck by fluke. It seems to move around a bit but just not to the left or right ( in or out )?
  2. ImperialCrown

    ImperialCrown Moderator
    Level III Supporter

    Jun 8, 2008
    With the 'net build' manufacturing process, the door strikers are held in position by webbing. The webbing can be bent to adjust the striker, it just takes a little more force to bend it.
    The door hinges are also adjustable.
    First verify if the door needs adjustment. Is it sitting flush to the surrounding sheetmetal all the way around? Is the rubber weatherstripping secure?

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