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Old 07-13-2014, 10:48 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, does the window tracks suppose to be lubricated wit some sort of lube. My to front & passenger windows on my PA are kinda sticking.
The driver window comes down with no problem but has a problem going up it literally will get stuck.
And as for the passenger window, it has a problem going down but goes up with no problem.
Now i know the first thought would be the motors are going out. But, ive sprayed lubricating spray into & down the tracks & it fixes the problem for about 2 days. N it wrks perfectly fine. But once it dries out problem the returns.. Anyone kno of a fix!? Or good lube tht wont dry out?
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I've heard pure silicone lubricant works really good, you will have to remove the door panels to really lube it properly, we had some relevant info in a thread somewhere around here, but I cannot seem to find it.
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Thanks, where can i find that?
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You should be able to find it at your local auto-parts store, or hardware store.
DuPont has a decent product.
Du Pont 10fl oz Performance Pure Silicone Lubricant Industrial (D00100101) - Automotive Grease & Lubrication - Ace Hardware

Liquid Wrench also has some spray silicone lubricant as well.
Silicone spray will help the tracks, if lubing the rails you may want to consider white lithium grease, but you can use the silicone spray on both, if you do not want to buy two different products.
Amazon.com: CRC 5037 White Lithium Grease - 10 Wt Oz.: Automotive Amazon.com: CRC 5037 White Lithium Grease - 10 Wt Oz.: Automotive
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Ok, thanks! Ill get on it in the morning!
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I have been using the silicone spray lube on tracks both side of glass, it sure helps.
It lasted a few weeks, I need to do it again soon.
I should remove the driver'* door panel & do it right as well as repair lock switch backing.
Will add it to my PA list too!
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3X'* on the silicone spray.....

With the window all the way down, it'* easy to get to the rear channel, because it'* straight down.....the front is a little more tricky......with the window down, you need the nozzle extension on, to reacj the vertical part of the the front track....run the window up/down, and then repeat several more times spraying......

If you do take the door panel off, not only should you lube the tracks, but also the regulator....
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Ok here'* wat i bought & here'* where im at
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Looking like progress Shawn, let us know how it goes when you get it all lubed up.
Hopefully it keeps them working like new for a good while.
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Much better! Hope it stays this way... This is the best ive seen them working! Thanks guys!
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