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Cold air leaking


New Member
Feb 19, 2021
I have a 2020 model3 and i've be trying to fix a problem with outside air which seems to be enterting through the side of the door. It seems to be near the area where you control the seat position. I have added the extra rubber door seal but still feel the air entering. My knees and feet feels always cold with this air flowing in. Does anyone have any idea how to block this air flow.
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Well-Known Member
Mar 4, 2017
SF Bay Area
Isn’t there suppose to be some kind of insulation at certain parts inside the door panel to prevent airflow into the cabin? If so maybe your car is missing it in that area.

Just a few more thoughts. I know the car is designed with airflow to the B pillar camera and charging area for rapid heating of those areas during winter when you pre-warm the car on high. Not sure about where the door handles are on the outside but wonder if that could be an area of concern.

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