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Thread: Prob with rear window weather stripping, pic inside

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2003

    Default Prob with rear window weather stripping, pic inside

    I think in the heat the other day when rolling the window down (it hadnt been opened in about 3 weeks) it was kind of stuck to the glass or something and pulled it... now I have it sticking out a little bit and it looks horrible. It's not leaking because the window goes above it, but I need to fix it asap.

    What do you people think?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Sydney, Australia


    euww. Could only suggest contact adhesive once the surfaces inside are clean with alcohol and both pieces surfaces are tacky.

    Otherwise, trim the offending piece and be done with it.

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  3. #3
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    Dec 2003


    Not 100% clear what the problem is..however I've had some similar problems with window seals. It seems that it's usually something is no longer connected/clipped/held right combined with sticky rubber.

    Find out what's come unclippped and also work the rubber tracks with some silicon spray.
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  4. #4
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    Apr 2004
    Reston Va


    I just noticed I have the same problem! same issue it looks like the tinting stuck to it and it pulled out. Any help would be great! - JT
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  5. #5
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    Dec 2003
    Eastern Tennessee USi


    Razor blade, clean the track from sticky things as mentioned.
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