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Old 06-24-2013, 12:48 PM   #1
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Window gasket release solution?

We seem to always struggle to get our front and side windows to release. The glass likes to stick to the rubber gasket. We heard that there was a lube or release agent that could be applied to help with this. Does anyone happen to know what that might be?

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Old 06-24-2013, 12:50 PM   #2
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Aerospace 303. I applied once in 2010 and they still open easily from the inside.


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Old 06-24-2013, 01:51 PM   #3
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Ours were troublesome too. After getting them open I cleaned them and sprayed silicone on them. They open freely since then.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:46 PM   #4
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I use Dupont Teflon silicone lubricant. It comes in a four ounce bottle. It is available at Lowe's. Just clean and dry the rubber gasket, put some of the silicone lube on a paper towel and wipe on the rubber all the way around the window. Haven't had any sticking problems since. Safe for rubber and no overspray.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:57 PM   #5
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Tire talc is cheap and readily available and works great. It's what I used and I've only had to apply it once.

I've heard that the teflon products work too.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:01 PM   #6
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The teflon/sicilcone spray seems to stay in place very well. I use it on the rubber seals in my car as well.

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