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snappykelly 10-14-2018 03:00 PM

86 Sovereign front window stuck open
 
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My (new to me, learning experience) AS 86 Sovereign from window is stuck open. Suggestions, please. Winter is coming [emoji43]Attachment 325200

overlander63 10-14-2018 03:53 PM

Pull the two handles in toward center, and lift them up.

SteveSueMac 10-14-2018 05:17 PM

Can you close the window from the outside?

sgschwend 10-14-2018 07:20 PM

We have the same year and sometimes we used a second person to help close that window. I think what happens is the locking pin gets stuck and the users bends the inside handles which makes it more difficult to shift the locking pin out of the lock.


Here is how we do it:

The inside handles are to be pulled toward the middle to shift the stop away from the window frame. From the outside you can lightly pull the window up or down to find which side is stuck. If a side is stuck the window will not move at all. By using two people the outside person can unload the locking pin for the inside person. In doing so that side would begin to move easily. Repeat for the other side if necessary.

With a small short bristle brush I apply a little lube to help the window parts move freely. I haven't run into any problem with the grease in those areas.

snappykelly 10-14-2018 10:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sgschwend (Post 2168203)
We have the same year and sometimes we used a second person to help close that window. I think what happens is the locking pin gets stuck and the users bends the inside handles which makes it more difficult to shift the locking pin out of the lock.


Here is how we do it:

The inside handles are to be pulled toward the middle to shift the stop away from the window frame. From the outside you can lightly pull the window up or down to find which side is stuck. If a side is stuck the window will not move at all. By using two people the outside person can unload the locking pin for the inside person. In doing so that side would begin to move easily. Repeat for the other side if necessary.

With a small short bristle brush I apply a little lube to help the window parts move freely. I haven't run into any problem with the grease in those areas.



Thanks. I had, of course done the first two responses suggestions. Your suggestions seem helpful. Iíll try that.


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