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Window Seal?

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by dutzowmo, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. dutzowmo

    dutzowmo Rockstar 100 Posts

    On my 05 silverado, the extended cab window does not have a tight seal when closed. Is there anything way to adjust the latch to tighten the window or do you have to buy a new window seal?
  2. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    i am not sure what that "thing" is called that "latches" the windo to the truck (sorry) but is that "thing" tight?

    if so then it will most likley be a seal:neutral:
  3. dutzowmo

    dutzowmo Rockstar 100 Posts

    You can force it to close more but it still latches tight
  4. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    im assuming its leaking water??




    you prolly need a new seal, i cant think of anything else that could be done.
  5. dutzowmo

    dutzowmo Rockstar 100 Posts

    It doesn't leak water but going 45mph and over the air leaking through makes it very loud in the cab
  6. Cros89

    Cros89 Member

    same is going on with my 99. im lookin for a way to fix it also...
  7. JMoney02

    JMoney02 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Are you able to get behind the seal where it rests against the panel and push it against the window?
    Back in the 70's/80's and 90's this was problem with vent windows and T-tops, so the dealer would provide us a something called "Dum Dum", which you could roll, mold and shape to place behind the various seals of a vehicle to provide additional shim to keep water/wind noise/ rain out.
    So, I am not sure how much of the seal is sitting lightly against the glass but you can take a piece of
    old seal, check parts stores as they have some material like this, or a small piece of rubber and place
    behind out of site to provide a tighter seal?

    Jeff

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