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Old 05-04-2018, 08:28 PM   #1
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Window top gasket question...

Anyone ever had problems getting their windows to close all the way? I can't get about half our windows to click into the final closed position. We will remove and reseal all around the frames, but not right away. The video describes the problem...any thoughts?

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Old 05-04-2018, 09:02 PM   #2
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The catches wear, and the tracks get dirty making it difficult to get the windows fully up sometimes.

Broken catches can be replaced, and window tracks cleaned and lubricated. Use a dry-lube.
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Old 05-06-2018, 11:17 AM   #3
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The catches wear, and the tracks get dirty making it difficult to get the windows fully up sometimes.

Broken catches can be replaced, and window tracks cleaned and lubricated. Use a dry-lube.
Thanks Twigg-The tracks are clean for sure & I checked the catches. No issue there either. Pretty sure the rubber is just old and stiff. It doesn't compress at all, making it difficult to get that last 1/8" or less to grab the top catches. I'm hoping to find some replacement rubber somewhere online. I need to search on here for ideas in regard to vendors. You know of any?
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Thanks Twigg-The tracks are clean for sure & I checked the catches. No issue there either. Pretty sure the rubber is just old and stiff. It doesn't compress at all, making it difficult to get that last 1/8" or less to grab the top catches. I'm hoping to find some replacement rubber somewhere online. I need to search on here for ideas in regard to vendors. You know of any?
I have to push mine up very firmly to get them to lock fully-closed. I suspect you are right.
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