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Bart_Maztra
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« on: April 11, 2022, 08:55:35 pm »

Dear Matra enthusiasts,
My window mechanism just broke.
The plastic outer drive tube has snapped off. Just before the bend of the slider. 

Does anyone have a tip for repairing or replacing?
it's the left hand side. And the motor is fine.

Thanks
Regards, Bart
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Grapes
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« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2022, 12:00:44 pm »

I think that is more or less what happened to mine on the passenger side. Following this thread with interest.
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TELBOY
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2022, 05:37:48 pm »

Depends how much room you have and if you have enough existing tube before the break,
I used a 10mm plastic push fit pipe connector. Perfect fit and works great.
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Grapes
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« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2022, 08:18:10 pm »

Ah that's clever, thanks
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Grapes
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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2022, 11:48:48 pm »

Hope I'm not hijacking this thread but I had a look at my broken passenger side mechanism and found out the tube snapped at the motor so the push fit pipe connector fix won't work in my case.
Would I need to get a whole new assembly including the motor or is it possible and easier to replace the tubing part? It looked like it's part of the motor and not easily detachable.
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Grapes
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2022, 02:52:15 pm »

Just fixed mine with Pattex "ULTRA GEL" which for now honours its name.
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