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Posted 04 May 2009 - 07:40 PM
Unfortunately, I'm not imagining things. It seems that, towards the back of the door, the window does not make contact with the outer window seal thingy. And when it rains, it slowly fills up with water.
I can push the outside of the door and the upper part of the inside door panel and the gap goes away, but as soon as I relieve pressure it goes back. I presume this is also why the windows rattle when the door is closed when they're partially down.
Any fix for this short of replacing the whole door?
Posted 04 May 2009 - 10:43 PM
Just shop vac out the door, dry your inner panel and spray the metal with
some WD40, to prevent rust.
Squeeze some outdoor slicone in there and it should help seal up the
Just make sure the window is down when you silicone so as to not allow the
silicone to stick to the window
Posted 05 May 2009 - 12:46 AM
Had the same issue except for the fact that the door seal would attack me when I got out of the car.
$5.00 later the problem is solved.
Just a thought.
Posted 05 May 2009 - 08:23 AM
Posted 05 May 2009 - 11:01 AM
i agree the door should not be filling up with water.. yikes ..could cause door rot from the inside
pull the inner panel and vacuum out all the dirt, mud, whatever out of the bottom of the door and make sure the drains are clear on each corner of the door.
Posted 05 May 2009 - 11:21 AM
The seal itself looks to be in good shape, there's just a gap between the door and the seal because it appears, somehow, that the outer skin of the door and the inner guts of the door are separating a little bit.
Of course, it's raining buckets today, and until I sell the Hornet the BRAT has to reside outside...
Posted 06 May 2009 - 12:52 AM
Posted 06 May 2009 - 03:00 AM
Don't forget to swap the door key locks also.
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