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Old 02-06-2007, 08:40 AM   #1
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The origionally white seals on our 1999 F/W windows have all turned dark with what looks like mold or mildew. We are at a loss as to what has caused it since we live in east Texas and the humidity doesn't really seem to be a factor. No amount of scrubbing can get them back to white. Does anyone have a solution for this problem? Can they be replaced without comprimizing the integrity of the window?
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The origionally white seals on our 1999 F/W windows have all turned dark with what looks like mold or mildew. We are at a loss as to what has caused it since we live in east Texas and the humidity doesn't really seem to be a factor. No amount of scrubbing can get them back to white. Does anyone have a solution for this problem? Can they be replaced without comprimizing the integrity of the window?
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Old 02-06-2007, 08:55 AM   #3
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Try some 'Black Streak Remover" on them, that might take it off.
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If that doesn't work, try an old standby - Wesley's Bleche White (honest, that's how it's spelled). It's a whitewall tire cleaner that you can find at an auto parts store or in the automotive cleaner/wax section of one of the big box stores.

Be careful with it, though - it can remove wax, and I don't know what it would do to paint or decals.

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We have a 32' Fiver and I tried everything to clean the white rubber around the windows.
I finally took rubber trim off and soaked in a 50% Clorox solution for several hours or until the trim was white again. The trim is not hard to remove or reinstall. I now do this about once a year.
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