I am only 7+ years late, maybe this will help someone else.
The foam peace between the door and the "Door trim panel" is called the "Water Deflector"
The black glue is very close to "3M strip caulk" or "Dum Dum caulk. They both remain soft and sticky. Unless you get it dirty or tear it up getting the deflector off, you can usually use it (the calk and the ...
Silicone spray lubricant is often recommended by manufacturers for door seals, and it should work well in this scenario.
Not only will it help keep stuff from squeaking, etc, but it repels water, resists contamination from dirt, and has an effective temperature range of -100 to 500F
You can also use it in your lock tumblers to help them operate smoothly in ...
I'm not familiar with that exact vehicle, but doors do, generally, have drains. Lay on the ground under the open door and look for small holes. Poke up through the holes with a toothpick or something similar to see if anything comes out.
The drains are generally closer to the exterior side of the door.
Water enters doors around the window and any other ...
Molding is made hollow so it will conform to the contact surfaces better, which makes a better seal. This is really pretty common practice along with placing several seals on the doors or contact points, which helps eliminate wind noises.
As far as putting some kind of hard rope or something in the seal, this can also safely be done as a stop gap measure. ...
Two things may help before it happens again:
1) lubricate the pins with silicone - a light coating,
2) is to dehumidify the inside of the car - sounds like it has too much moisture in it if those pins can ice up.
This is the second post about your car. You should state all the problems in one post for a better answer.
Check the connections in the driver side panel for the window and the lock/unlock switches. Then trace back to the fuse box and look for loose connections or loose fuses.
That used to be a very common problem. The drains ( a rubber stopper) were usually hidden by the rubber weather stripping on the bottom of the door. When I found them I cut away the rubber as a tiny air leak is much less problem than a door full of water. I had 2004 Titan , no water problems in 140,000 miles and it was parked outside under pines, oaks and ...
Check all the rollers, look at how the door sits compared to the body when closed, adjust the rollers as needed. if totally stuck either find a certified automotive tech or get a service manual. I used to buy individual manuals at Alldatadiy