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Window Springs Failing

Posted by Curtis O on September 8th, 2002 01:22 PM
In reply to This is not what you want to hear.... by Moderator, Steve on September 8th, 2002 11:07 AM [Go to top of thread]

Steve, the spring "tubes" are visible without wall work. They reside in the channel between sliding window and the channel it slides up and down in. In fact, I have readily removed a "spring tube" and this is how I knew of the corkscrew details inside. I am far from knowledgeable in this area but because I had easy access to this "tube", I was hoping replacement or repair was engineered into the design. Your response makes it sound as if the springs may be behind the frame in the wall. Perhaps I simply don't understand your response but the entire mechanism is accessible with the removal of one sheet metal screw. Does this change your opinion? Thank you for your time.


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