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Old 08-25-2007, 09:33 AM   #15
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Hi Peter - We've had a different thread come through earlier this summer on this same issue. Somebody seemed to come up with the actual manufacturer's recommendation to remove dust & films with mild soapy water and follow up by spreading a light film of petroleum jelly on the gasket. I put on silicone in the spring and they're sticking again. I'm trying this latest recommendation next.
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Hi Peter - We've had a different thread come through earlier this summer on this same issue. Somebody seemed to come up with the actual manufacturer's recommendation to remove dust & films with mild soapy water and follow up by spreading a light film of petroleum jelly on the gasket. I put on silicone in the spring and they're sticking again. I'm trying this latest recommendation next.
Hey Bob,

Go to Lowes and get a can of 'DuPont Multi-Purpose Teflon Dry Lube' and spray it on the gaskets. It dries to a film that will not attract dust or dirt and will solve your sticking problems.

I use the stuff on almost everything from bicycle and motorcycle chains to hinges and awnings when getting installed. GREAT PRODUCT!
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Sounds better yet - thanks Lew!
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Open & lift window from outside

It's good to apply silicone to the window gaskets, but I've found it easier, on our '07 Bambi, to lift and position the windows from the outside (once they are unlatched). The various track positions are easier to reach from the outside than hunching over the dinette table to lift the window from the inside. Besides, you have to open the outer center panel from the outside anyway.
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