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eroding door guide

A contractor from Florida says:
I have a patio sliding door that's wobbling in the upper channel. It appears this guide, which rides atop the door, is eroding or broken away. Any suggestions?
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Hello. Could you give us some dimensions for this piece? Can you also confirm that your first picture shows the entire thing? It almost looks like it broke off of something but I can't be sure.
A professional from CA says:
It is unlikely you will find that part. I would look at something like 58-105. It looks like the slot at the top of your door would accept pile weather-strip like this. Check for crimped spots around the guide. It is likely that the opposite side already has this type. Check your dimensions and see what thickness would work best for the gap you have. Doors most often use a 1/4"-9/32" width base. Check yours to be sure. www.thepatiodoorguy.com
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