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What is coming out of my window?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Stoneymonster, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. Stoneymonster

    Stoneymonster Active Member

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    Inside door moisture barrier. the sticky part faces outwards. Pop of inner door panel and stick it back on. The stuff never dries out or hardens. Just messed with the stuff on a 10 year old Dodge when changing window motor.
     
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    meloccom Moderator Aus/NZ

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    From the size of it, that looks like the moisture barrier for the pop-out door handle mechanism.
     
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  4. DJung

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    Yea that looks like the rubber seal that protects the door handle mechanism from the elements. Tesla Service ranger performed a door handle replacement on my car a few weeks ago and that piece was ripped out and replaced. I found it in my backseat after the job was done.
     
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    Yeah, mine had stuff on the window like that a couple times. It has gone in twice to fix that. Same window. :(
     
  6. Stoneymonster

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    Thanks folks, scheduled an appointment.
     
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    Butyl rubber with too low a melting point. Why it only happned on one window, and why not last summer, is the baffling part. I had a ranger visit a few months ago to fix it. Took the door apart, cleaned off the gunk, replaced the seal. Took about an hour.
     
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    I got the same issue ... Take look at what's coming out of my rear window.
     

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  9. Stoneymonster

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    Yup, same thing. SC took care of it for me under warranty.
     

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