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rear hatch window leaking
« on: March 22, 2013, 11:38:50 AM »
Hey guys,
 
On my 1980 Runabout the rear window is leaking. I previously replaced a missing rear hatch weatherstrippi ng but the other day when I got in the back of the car I noticed the window itself is leaking. Looked & the lip does have some rust but am looking for a temporary fix until I can get around replacing the hatch.  Any ideas? I'm tired of the water leaking in the car from the window.
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Re: rear hatch window leaking
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2013, 11:39:49 AM »
I should have mentioned the gasket that is on there is still flexible & not hardened
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Re: rear hatch window leaking
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2013, 10:23:58 PM »
Black RTV will work...

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Re: rear hatch window leaking
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2013, 07:34:15 PM »
Flowable windshield sealant.  I get it at autozone - it's clear and works good.