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Ours only does it when we have the heat on. I played with it some last night and found if I run the heat on highest setting for a few minutes and than change from hot to cold it stops when I go back to hot so it looks like the flap to seal off the hot from cold is not sealing properly when cold. May go away with time depending on how hard the seal is from the factory.

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Like "other" things on the smart, may just need some lube


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Directional whistling?

Bored whilst (yes, another gratuitous "whilst" ) sitting in rush hour traffic, I played with the selector a bit. I found that I could make the ventilation system whistle if I put the air flow direction selector at a couple of "inbetween-vents" postions - at about 5 o'clock and at about 8 o'clock. Everywhere else it just made normal flow noises. Perhaps this means something to someone who understand how the system works. Is there a directional guide flap or some such that could be the source?
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maybe it's all the daylight you see when you stick your head underneath glovebox and look towards bottom of window area there's no enclosure from outside if you get a passenger to ride like that they say they here it there
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