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Old 03-17-2005, 04:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone had trouble with the seal of the driver side window not sealing right. It looks warped and at freeway speeds you can hear air coming in.
Is it hard to replace the entire door seals?
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is it a coupe? the coupe's have problems with the door seal falling apart. if it is still under warranty they will cover that. but no it isn't hard to replace them. to take it off there is a black push rivet in the upper part of the front door jam, you have to take that out. just a pair of needle nose pliers should do the trick. up near the front of the door seal where the windo goes in there is a connecter you will see when you peel it off the body besure to disconnect that. then the rest is just pull it off. when you put it back on start in the upper right corner. (if you are facing the door opening.) and just push it on. be sure to push it on all the way if you don't then you'll run into problems when you get to the end and have a bunch of slack. what can help is a rubber mallet. you can use that to tap the seal on the body. the just reconncet the connector and put that plastic rivet back in and your done.
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Has anyone had trouble with the seal of the driver side window not sealing right. It looks warped and at freeway speeds you can hear air coming in.
Is it hard to replace the entire door seals?
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Thanks for your help Bryan1970. I will post after I do it if I have any problems or how it worked out. Hopefully the air noise will go away.

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have you ever had the window regulator replaced? and you never said weather it was a coupe or not. becasue if the window reg. has been replaced the glass may need to be adjusted.
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I just had both of my seals replaced at the staler free of charge. Waranty coverage baby
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have you ever had the window regulator replaced? and you never said weather it was a coupe or not. becasue if the window reg. has been replaced the glass may need to be adjusted.
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It is a coupe. I don't know if the regulator has been replaced. I bought the car used. How do you adjust it if it has been replaced?
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unfortuantly you need a special tool to adjust the glass up and down, i think, if it isn't the up and down adjust ment it is the glass tilt adjustment. one of the two can be made without a special tool and you can get to the adjuster through 2 holes on the bottom of the door. you have to run the window all the way down and there are 2 plastic plugs covering the holes just take those off and with the window down i think it is like a T25 torx that fits the adjusters. the other adjustment you have to take that molding off the side of the door and run the window about 1/2 way down and make the adjustment, but again that one needs a special tool.
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