Bulletins & Advisories Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area

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  1. Service News Staff Managed Dealer Information

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    Honda have issued the following TSB # SM-08-006-01 dated 13-06-2014 for the affected Vehicles.

    Honda Civic 5 Door FK3 Year Models 12, 13 & 14
    Honda Civic Tourer FK3 Year Models 14

    The Symptoms
    Wind noise emanating from the right or left door mirror between 40 and 70mph or at highway speeds.

    The Cause
    1. The Run channel sash foam has gaps, or is missing.
    2. Stack up of assembly tolerences may cause gaps in the seating surfaces.
    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 1.

    Application to Production Line

    To be confirmed at a later date.

    Repair Method
    Run Channel sash foam gap or missing
    Note: This updated repair method should be carried out on any new customer complaints. Previous repair method is durable, however new method
    further reduces wind noise levels on Civic Tourer models

    1. Remove the door mirror as described in WSM.
    2. Make sure the Sash and Bracket are free of dirt.
    3. Cut 3 pieces of foam to the dimensions shown below. (A, B, C)
    Use part number 06990-SA5-000 foam or equivalent foam with a maximum thickness of 4mm.
    Note: Pictures below show Left side, Right side is symmetrical.

    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 2.

    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 3.

    5. Apply foam (A) to the run channel sash and fold evenly as shown below, close up picture shows starting point .
    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 4.
    6. Apply foam (B) as shown (use both datum points to align foam correctly) .Once aligned and fitted, fold top edge under sash .
    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 5.
    7. Apply Foam (C) to front edge as shown below.
    Wind Noise From Door Mirror Area 6.
    8. Re-fit the door mirror as described in WSM. Test drive the vehicle to ensure that the noise has been eliminated.

    Parts Information
    <Part Number> <Part Name>
    06990-SA5-000 EPT FOAM SEALER T3
     
  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    A few of the Civic owners have had this workaround done and it seems to work.
     
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  3. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
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    Honda have issued a revised TSB with new repair method for the above symptoms. TSB# SM-08-006-02 dated 22-09-14

    Symptom
    Wind noise emanating from the right or left door mirror between 40 and 70mph or at highway speeds.

    Cause

    1. The Run channel sash foam has gaps, or is missing.
    2. Stack up of assembly tolerances may cause gaps in the seating surfaces.

    Application to Production Line
    To be confirmed at a later date.

    Market Treatment
    Repair on customer complaint only.

    Repair Method
    Run Channel sash foam gap or missing Note: This updated repair method should be carried out on any new customer complaints. Previous repair method is durable, however new method further reduces wind noise levels on Civic Tourer models
    1. Remove the door mirror as described in WSM.
    2. Make sure the Sash and Bracket are free of dirt.
    civic.
    3. Cut 3 pieces of foam to the dimensions shown below. (A, B, C)
    Use part number 06990-SA5-000 foam or equivalent foam with a maximum thickness of 4mm.
    Note: Pictures below show Left side, Right side is symmetrical.
    civic-1.
    civic1.
    4. Apply foam (A) to the run channel sash and fold evenly as shown below, close up picture shows starting point .
    5. Apply foam (B) as shown (use both datum points to align foam correctly) .Once aligned and fitted, fold top edge under sash .
    civic2.
    6. Apply Foam (C) to front edge as shown below.
    civic3.
    7. Re-fit the door mirror as described in WSM. Test drive the vehicle to ensure that the noise has been eliminated.
    civic4.

    <Part Number> <Part Name>
    06990-SA5-000 EPT FOAM SEALER T3
    1 x 2 metre Roll will repair approximately 50 vehicles.
     
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