Window Guide Felts
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What is a window guide felt?
A window guide felt is a felt or rubber strip that is used to help guide a vehicle's window up and down in the window track.
What is the purpose of a window guide felt?
The purpose of a window guide felt is to help provide a smooth and consistent movement for the window when it is being raised or lowered. It also helps reduce wear and tear on the window track, which can help extend the life of the window system.
How do I determine if my window guide felt is faulty?
If your window guide felt is faulty, you may notice that your window is not moving smoothly or is making a squeaking or grinding sound when you raise or lower it. The felt may also be worn or cracked, which can cause it to slip out of the window track.
Can a faulty window guide felt cause damage?
Yes, if your window guide felt is faulty, it can cause damage to the window motor or window track, as well as make it more difficult to raise or lower the window.
How do I replace window guide felt?
Replacing window guide felt is a relatively easy process. Here are the steps:
- Remove the old felt by gently pulling it out of the window track.
- Clean out the window track to ensure there is no debris.
- Measure the length of the window track and cut the new felt to size.
- Insert the new felt into the window track.
- Test the window to make sure it is moving smoothly.
How often should I inspect my window guide felt?
You should inspect your window guide felt every few months for signs of wear or damage. It is also a good idea to inspect it after any major temperature changes, as the felt can become brittle in cold weather.