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    HELP NEEDED WITH RE-INSERTING EXTERIOR RUBBER WINDOW TRIM on Solitude 3740

    Hello all... I went out to storage to check on our 2019 Solitude S-class 3740. I noticed that the driver side stationary kitchen window exterior molding had pulled lose in the left corner. No matter how hard i try to re-press this molding into the groove, it keeps popping up. Can anyone tell me what the trick is to getting this small molding back into it's groove?... I know I am missing something simple..
    Thank you in advance for any suggestions...

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    If you cannot seat it with a blunt-nosed plastic or nylon automotive trim tool, you'll likely need to replace the seal because it's lost the shape and hardened so the retainer fins don't hold. Any good automotive glass shop can get the seal. GD cannot do don't bother - the replace assemblies not repair them. If you're diligent, you can find it online with careful measurements and comparison. Oh, good mobile RV techs always have the trim catalogs too.
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    Thank you for those suggestions! First stop... auto supply store for a trim tool....
    Eric

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    Quote Originally Posted by gulfstreamg5 View Post
    Thank you for those suggestions! First stop... auto supply store for a trim tool....
    Eric
    If it is cold or the trim piece has hardened, try warming it (sun, hair dryer, etc.) to make it more pliable. Do not over do it. A trim tool is better, but in a pinch the back side (non-serrated) edge of a round nose dinner knife (not a sharp cutting knife) works fairly well.

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    Thank you Chris! Good idea to warm it up..!
    Eric

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