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Old 10-09-2015, 11:36 PM   #41
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Yep, tried 303, silicon, and the soap and its better. Here's what I see (or imagine) is sticking. As the window fully closes; that last 1/2" a horizontal seal on the movable light, slides past a horizontal "seal" on the stationary light and its tight. But the rest of the way up; or down, is okay. It is like theses seals are too thick... at least too thick considering how you have to work the windows. Thanks for the reply Mark.
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I have a few hard to open windows , ! use the dry graphite , liquid wrench makes it , great for slider seals also , door squeaks etc. Seems to help a little , better tight then loose
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Old 10-10-2015, 05:12 PM   #42
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a ticket wicket

I have different brand and they stick as well. A cheap design flaw.
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:31 PM   #43
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The dining room window used to be really hard to open. After service resealed my windows the dining room window is easy to open but now the bedroom window is almost impossible to open.
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:57 PM   #44
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The only windows I have opened or tried to open are the emergency exits and one like yours in the same place.

I opened the exit windows with due caution to make sure they opened.

The slide window would not budge so I left it closed.
Ford, Why due caution on the exit windows? There is a screen and I use those windows all the time for ventilation. They have an indentation on the bar so they can be propped open. Easiest windows to open. Just curious, am I missing something?
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Old 10-11-2015, 06:53 AM   #45
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The only windows I have opened or tried to open are the emergency exits and one like yours in the same place.

I opened the exit windows with due caution to make sure they opened.

The slide window would not budge so I left it closed.
F, I read on the forum to use a plastic putty knife or plastic fork and run around seal to unstick it. I've seen windows on an older unit that had never been opened and were stuck... very stuck.
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Old 10-11-2015, 07:17 AM   #46
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Ford, Why due caution on the exit windows? There is a screen and I use those windows all the time for ventilation. They have an indentation on the bar so they can be propped open. Easiest windows to open. Just curious, am I missing something?
I had read here that some exit windows would/could fall out and hit the ground, I was unsure if mine would so I used tape on the outside.

I did not wish to buy a new window unnecessarily .
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Old 10-11-2015, 07:41 AM   #47
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I had read here that some exit windows would/could fall out and hit the ground, I was unsure if mine would so I used tape on the outside.

I did not wish to buy a new window unnecessarily .
F, I have 3 exit windows and use them all the time. The hinge from the top and they won't fall out. Like daiford said, they are the easiest of all to open and close.
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F, I have 3 exit windows and use them all the time. The hinge from the top and they won't fall out. Like daiford said, they are the easiest of all to open and close.
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So it seems but like I posted "all due caution" I'd rather be sure before hand and not buying a new window, MUCH cheaper that way......

With the door open and the Maxxair fan running I have not needed to open a window.

Besides I would rather sit outside in the shade and listen to the birds singing.
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Old 10-11-2015, 08:30 AM   #49
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I have two escape windows that open easy they are hinged at the top. The 3 crank windows open easy but only about 6" on the bottom. The rest are just pain knuckle busters. I gave up on them and just leave them shut. On mine which are single pane, take's my wife holding both releases in and I go outside to lift them. Closing them is no problem.
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We have one window like that and it happens to be in the worst place it could be...next to the dinette table. So to open it, it takes either 2 people sitting at the dinette, one on each side, to slide the locks and push the window up or if I try to do it by myself, I have to move the whole table to get to the window. Even then, it's difficult trying to move 2 latches and open the window at the same time. Very poor design. This is the only window we have like this so we hardly ever open it.
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