1995 SL Frozen Doors

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by tmwsccsh, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. tmwsccsh

    tmwsccsh Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    All,

    A minor thing and possibly covered before but in the cold weather I have noticed that the window does not drop the small amount when opening the door so that it can be opened / closed easily.

    I have used an amount of just warm water over the window to apply a little heat to thaw out the ice, but was wondering what others do. I don't have a hard-top for her so I need the window to drop and raise to get the door open and closed easily.

    Thanks in advance.

    Regards

    TMW
     
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    Doodle Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I'd go with a small spray of de-icer on the top and bottom edges where it meets the seals, but to be honest I'm always running the hardtop in winter.
     
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    MicB Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Treat the rubbers with Gummi Pflege.

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  4. SilverSaloon

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    ^^^^ this issue comes up every year
     
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    tmwsccsh

    tmwsccsh Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Thanks to all for the responses - will go for the de-icer squirts in the first instance.

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