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whenever i put down my windows they enjoy an almighty screech unless it has been pouring with rain....then you only get a wee squeek.

Is this just a characteristic of the mindow on my mito?

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I get this on the passenger side only,I notice when the window goes down in bends the outside rubber down which I think is making the squealing sound,this does not happen on the drivers side, I too would like to find a cure for this.
 

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My 120 Veloce started doing this this summer on the driver's side - the squeal was really bad when the weather was hot, although it did it to a lesser degree in all weathers. Took it into Western Alfa in Edinburgh (where I bought the car new) and they carried out a 'known fix' which they acknowledged did not cure the problem and so they submitted a tech query to Alfa UK. Alfa responded within a day and the entire window regulator was changed on their advice. So far, the window is now smooth and silent!
 

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Both my previous and current Mito has this. I tried to fix it myself with some WD40 on the rubber. Wasn't to bad after wards but wasnt perfect.
 

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Both my previous and current Mito has this. I tried to fix it myself with some WD40 on the rubber. Wasn't to bad after wards but wasnt perfect.
WD40!? :eek: Don't use that - it'll dry out the rubber and cause it to perish early.

What you want to use is silicone spray.
 

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WD40!? :eek: Don't use that - it'll dry out the rubber and cause it to perish early.

What you want to use is silicone spray.
It doesn't dry rubber. People spray it on their wipers in the summer to stop them drying out and cracking.
 

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It's a petroleum based product so the evaporation draws water out of whatever it is sprayed on. The name (I'm sure you know) stands for Water Displacement.

People spray WD40 on their wipers? That's a new one! I much prefer to be able to see where I'm going rather than have a greasy smeary piece of glass in front of me.
 

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checked the site, it tells you it's safe on rubber but, to be honest it's probably ones of these things where some folk will say it's fine and others will say it isn't. Did learn though that you can use it to kill wasps.

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People spray WD40 on their wipers? That's a new one! I much prefer to be able to see where I'm going rather than have a greasy smeary piece of glass in front of me.
I've use it on mine and the windscreen wasn't greasy or smeary. Stopped them squeaking when the rain was on.
 

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When I was a little'un I decided the rough rusty brake cable on my bike could be freed up with some WD40 sprayed down the inside.

It melted the PE/PT liner of the cable and the wire inside was fused solid!

Therefore I wouldnt put it anywhere near plastic or rubber components, as said earlier silicon spray (from the same manufacturer I believe) is perfect for such materials.
 

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Before you start spraying anything on your windows get it round to your dealer. It is most probably the regulators. Had both mine replaced under warranty so it is a know fault.

Since mine were done there has been no repeat of the sqeeling sound at all.:thumbs:
 

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Man, both my windows have just started to squeal real bad now!
I haven't had many problems with this car at all, but these windows are a pain, they rattled in the cold and now squeal in the warm. :(
 

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Yeah, not good. I'm gonna go out and see if I can solve the problem. I'll report back. :)
 
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