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Re: 3 Door Clio - Reseal rear passenger window glass
Hi there, the picture shows a lot of water on the trim, but I can't see the seal or the window.
Removing a window is quite an involved job, which obviously once started, leaves the car in a vunerable condition.
Window seals seldom leak in the truest sense (unless they show signs of cracking?), I suspect it may be the metal frame which has corroded and is allowing a gap to exist.
In other words, you can go to a lot of effort & expense and not be in a better position to repair the leak, (unless you can weld, etc).
Personally, I would get someone to peel back the seal from the bodywork, whilst you apply a bead of this stuff around the entire window http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dow-Corning-Marine-Rubber-Silicone-Sealant-310ml-Black-/150445748001?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_BoatEquipmen t_Accessories_SM&hash=item230743ef21
, and monitor it from then.
The last thing you want it to either find yourself unable to fix this/replace the window/create a leak elsewhere on the frame.
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