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Old 04-22-2013, 10:12 PM   #1
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Sliding window latches

I recently bought a 99 wrangler. It has sliding glass door windows. They have spring loaded catches designed to hold the windows closed. Springs in three of the four latches are broken or missing. That allows the windows to slide open and not latch. Has anyone repaired these or where can they be purchased.
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:47 AM   #2
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I had the same issue. Believe me, you won't find replacements! I found some small rubber balls (soft compound), trimmed them down with a razor blade and wedged them between the glass and the latch. So far, so good!

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Old 04-23-2013, 08:30 PM   #3
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I have zero idea what you are talking about looks like but I know for me McMaster-Carr is pretty much the Bible for finding anything.
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I cut a soda can down into strips and rolled it up and stuck them in the latch... worked out great
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