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2005 vw new beetle convertible back window leaks

Window has become separated from top - 50% around the window.

How do we fix, or do we have to replace?

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I used gorilla glue and it has been holding for over a year now!

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This propblem is common with convertibles with glass windows.
You might try Urethane adhesive like is used to install windshields.
It works for smaller areas, but I don't know how you will keep an area that large together while the Urethane cures (24 hours).
You will probably need a new top.

Karl at topgunwon.com

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

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If a rear window is sealed at the factory .The entire top has to be replaced ,sorry.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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