[Vwdiesel] Leaking Jetta

Erik Lane eriklane at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 16:26:49 PST 2008

I agree that it's not the ideal, but the real stuff is meant for using when
the windshield is out of the car, right?

That's not an option right now. This is my daily driver and I'm here in
rainy Oregon. For a short term fix I figured it would be ok, and I can see
that it hasn't lifted up from the glass or the metal. I'm hoping to be able
to wait until summer to fix it for real.


On Feb 6, 2008 1:55 PM, Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Silicone sealants are poor substitutes for purpos-intended windshield
> sealants.  You can buy a tube of the real stuff at stores that supply
> automotive paints and repair materials.
> *Erik Lane <eriklane at gmail.com>* wrote:
> But that's just the thing. I took some clear silicone sealant and
> sealed up all around the front windshield seal. Maybe I wasn't clear
> enough in my first post. It's indoor/outdoor and even sticks to damp
> surfaces. I didn't want to do it, but finally broke down and figured I
> was being pretty drastic by sealing up the whole windshield, so I was
> REALLY frustrated when that didn't even stop it.

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