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    Does anyone know how to repair rear windscreen elements ? some of the "bars" on the rear windscreen do not work.

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    You used to be able to buy a repair kit years ago,worth a try at a motor factors......

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    You can get a pen to join the tracks.

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    Yep. I remember them, it contained a conductive paint that you painted onto the break in the element.

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    I would use masking tape and draw in the gap for a neat job.

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    Thanks everyone for their hints. it is a great help

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    They have it at Maplins. I used it many years ago & with care does a reasonable job although you may have to top it up occasionally

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    ebay has it too

    Item number: 260292646875

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