Door Gasket Profile 30?

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stmar

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Sep 12, 2014
210
Wyo
I replaced the window gasket, it was obviously broken. Now I am getting dirty glass almost immediately after cleaning. I suspect it is the door gasket but how do I make sure? There are no apparent flaws in the door gasket but it is about 20 years old. The flame is definitely better after the window gasket replacement.
 
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Washed-Up

Minister of Fire
Nov 5, 2011
790
Kananaskis,Alberta, Canada
Dollar Bill test the entire gasket


The "dollar bill test" works well.
  1. Take a dollar bill or similar piece of paper. ...
  2. Place the bill in the door and close it.
  3. Now pull the bill out from the door.
  4. If it slides freely your door isn't sealing properly.
  5. If it doesn't slide open the door, move to another spot, shut door and try again.
 

stmar

Member
Sep 12, 2014
210
Wyo
Thanks, simple test is what I like.
 
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johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
3,755
Eastern Ontario
Just a stupid question but how does a door gasket get door glass dirty?
 

Washed-Up

Minister of Fire
Nov 5, 2011
790
Kananaskis,Alberta, Canada
Not sure, just eliminating the small stuff first
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
3,755
Eastern Ontario
dirty glass is usually an inefficient fire, not enough air
Then again a leaking door gasket would allow air in but not through
the burn pot making for an inefficient fire
Son of a gun answered my own question !! !!!
 
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