Sticking Windows

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  1. Ovalball

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    All the windows on my van have started to stick when trying to open them.I have to run my finger round to real the seal before I can get them to open.Apart from the possibility of the rubber splitting it is a right pain to do this every day.Is there any remedies for this or do you think it is a problem with the seals themselves?Thanks in advance for any useful tips.
     
  2. GeriatricWanderer

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    The usual recommendation is Silcone spray or baby oil.

    Personally, I've only ever used the Silicone spray (from Toolstation) which seems to work well on rubber to metal/plastic contact and also good for sliding glass channels.
     
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    Silicon spray!
     
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    Halfrauds do a very good one, spesh for automotive rubbers and slides.
     
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    As said above - silicone spray or rub the rubbers with talcum powder.
     
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    Talcum powder ... same trick for when old car door seals used to stick.
     
  7. Vlad The Impaler

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    You can also use lip balm ,just get the one on the stick and run it round the rubber.




    Vlad
     
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  8. Minxy Girl

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    Using your own or the wife's???? :LOL:
     
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    PTFE spray is another alternative.
     
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    If you have Mr sheen or similar (silicon based polish) it will work just as well.
     
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    I use her stuff quite a lot ,when she's not in of course ! :wink:


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  12. Ovalball

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    Thanks all for your helpful replies.
     
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