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1Slow window close Empty Slow window close on 31st March 2018, 11:45 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
Windows very slow to come up. I’ve removed the glass and checked it working on it’s own... no problems at all.
Have also greased up the central runner for good measure.
Can’t see why they are so slow.

2Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 7:10 am

gtir_woody

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Did both windows start to become slow at the same time?

3Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 7:33 am

Cosmic73

Cosmic73
Did you use silicon spray to lube the runners?

4Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 8:57 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
@Cosmic73 wrote:Did you use silicon spray to lube the runners?
No I haven’t used anything on the rubbers.
They are brand new rubbers which I changed recently, although they were quite slow beforehand. I was kind of assuming that was the issue but didn’t know about the silicone spray idea. Does that work without looking shite?

5Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 12:09 pm

Cosmic73

Cosmic73
It works a treat mate Very Happy

6Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 5:45 pm

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
Gonna do this tomorrow

7Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 1st April 2018, 8:15 pm

nomad

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Silicone spray just reduces friction which should ease it up quicker ...


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8Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 2nd April 2018, 6:53 am

gtir_woody

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I was curious if it was both windows and was presuming the motor, but see how the spray goes.

9Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 2nd April 2018, 9:17 am

mike74

mike74
Another vote for silicone lube on the rubbers, works a treat!
Roll the window down and spray it inside the rubbers and leave for a while to dry before closing. Gives it time to dry off and stay put better Smile

10Slow window close Empty Re: Slow window close on 2nd April 2018, 10:14 am

Daveymeladdy

Daveymeladdy
I’m so doing this...

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