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Old 03-12-2005, 03:58 PM   #1
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Default My door/window seals SQUEAK!

I had my car detailed last summer, and ever since then my car sounds like it'* going to fall apart; there'* a horrible creaking sound that comes from the rubber seals around the top of the doors around the windows. Even if I just stand outside my car and gently lean my back against the window, it creaks like crazy. (Discovered that by accident). While driving, if I bump the window down a fraction of an inch, there'* no more creaking.

Clearly, the detalier must have dressed the seals with their idea of a protective cleaning product, but now it'* embarassing to drive people in my car.

Anyone know anything that might work? I've been thinking of just wiping them down with isopropyl alcohol and then dusting them with cornstarch powder.

Anyone ever had this problem and solved it?
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your owners manual says what to put on the rubber seals and stuff...atleast mine does.


I think.
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spray a little bit of wd40 on your seals and see if that helps
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I thought petroleum based lubricants were bad....
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spray a little bit of wd40 on your seals and see if that helps
Wd-40 deteriorates the rubber. Use silicone only.
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