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Old 01-21-2011, 07:14 PM   #1
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Window lubrication?

Our 2005 Winnebago has one power window (with felt or brushes in it) and the sliders all work very hard. How do you get them to move more smoothly without the squeeking?

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Old 01-21-2011, 08:02 PM   #2
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I sprayed mine with WD 40 and then cleaned off the glass.

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Old 01-22-2011, 02:37 AM   #3
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Ditto and then use a glass polish.
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Old 01-24-2011, 05:47 PM   #4
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I have used silacone spray with a little red tube to direct the spray. Just spray the slider track, top & bottom.
Do this about once a year on all sliding windows. Only have one power window by driver seat but works great on that also.
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:25 PM   #5
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Agree with the silicone spray. Lasts longer and not as messy as WD40
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:07 PM   #6
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There's two types of silicone spray, regular or wet type and what I prefer, dry type. The dry type sprays in with a chemical that evaporates away leaving only the lube. Not near as messy and works just as well.

Roll the window about 2/3 down and spray down the tracks then work the window up and down. That helps get it in place.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:46 AM   #7
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x2 on dry silicone.
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Old 01-25-2011, 07:52 AM   #8
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Great information, thanks everybody.
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:42 PM   #9
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+1 on using silicone spray. WD 40 can damage weatherstripping and channels because it is petroleum-based.
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Any petroleum based lubricant is not reccomended for dual pane(thermopane) glass as it will destroy the gasket seal betweeh the glass panes I used powered graphite in the channel and cleaned the glass. most lubricants have petroleum, read the label.
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Her is a link to what I consider great products. I keep a can of Jig a Loo at the house and on the RV. Purchased at Advanced Auto Parts. Very reasonably priced. I have used on window slides, door mechanisms, pool filtration parts and gaskets. Great results every time.

Jig-A-Loo - an invisible silicone-based lubricant and water-repellent !

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