Leaky window fix advice please

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  1. paul18

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    Opened one of the windows today, to find it had stuck somewhat to the sealing strip, thus causing a thin piece of rubber to come away adhered to the window. Now when shut completely the rain oozes in down the side and collectson the inside. The only way to prevent this is to leave the window on first latch so there is no seal and the water can run away. Is anyone aware of a fix, short of replacing the whole strip of course?
     
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    Probably not, I would say is the quick answer. A company I have used a lot and have proved very useful is sealsdirect.co.uk I have fabricated many replacement seals using the stuff they sell.
     
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    I was thinking about maybe putting a strip of rubber on the window to oppose the seal edges? Not sure i want to start taking window to bits. I will certainly get some of that rubber conditioner to put on the ither window seals
     
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    cant help with seals.But to stop your windows sticking to seals.give them a good clean,then rub talcolm powder onto rubber and they wont stick/been doing this for years and never had a window sticking to seal(y)
     
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    Lip balm does the same job as the ebay conditioner--Yes try sicking some stick on draught excluder on to stop the water
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    Found something on here that should do the trick. 10 metres, so will have plenty left if any other windiw seals go (van us 11 years old afterall)
     
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    Happy to help, their prices are dead reasonable (IMHO), I have replaced a few seals in the van using their products. Also, they normally send a discount voucher for future purchases :D
     
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