REMOVAL OF OUTSIDE MOULDING
There are two types of clips for moulding installation. Locations of these clips and fasteners are as shown in the figure.
Carefully apply adhesive tape to protect the body.
1. BEND A SMALL SCREWDRIVER AT RIGHT ANGLE
REMOVE WIPER ARM REMOVE JOINT COVER
(a) Remove the two screws under the side moulding.
(b) Push the side moulding down.
(c) Remove the joint cover from upper moulding.
REMOVE SIDE MOULDING
(a) Insert the tip of the screwdriver between the moulding and clip, and twist it to pry loose the clips (A) on the window side.
(b) Pry loose the fasteners and clips and remove the moulding.
REMOVE UPPER MOULDING
(a) Pry loose the fasteners and clips.
(b) Slide the moulding out. NOTE: Do not bend the moulding.
6. REMOVE LOWER MOULDING
Remove the two screws and the moulding.
REPLACEMENT OF FASTENER AND CLIP
If any fastener or clip is damaged, replace it.
1. REMOVE DAMAGED CLIP
2. CUT OLD ADHESIVE OFF AROUND CLIP
(a) Grind a notch into the clip so it latches onto the glass edge.
(b) Temporarily install the clip and confirm that the clip tip is not sunk below the surface.
(c) If the tip of the clip is sunk below the surface, replace it
3. REMOVE ANY DAMAGED FASTENER
4. CUT OLD ADHESIVE OFF AROUND FASTENER INSTALLATION AREA
5. INSTALL FASTENER
INSTALLATION OF OUTSIDE MOULDING
1. INSTALL LOWER MOULDING
2. INSTALL NEW CLIP INTO MOULDING
Install the moulding to the body so that the clips and fasteners are not in a position where they will contact each other.
3. APPLY ADHESIVE AT CLIP INSTALLATION AREA
4. INSTALL UPPER MOULDING
(a) Place the moulding onto the body.
(b) Pry up the clips on the body side and install to the moulding.
(c) Tap the moulding with your hand to fasten the clips at the glass edge.
At the same time, install the fasteners by tapping them by hand.
(d) If the moulding is not at the same level as the body, insert a scraper between them and tap on the moulding while pushing on the fastener.
5. INSTALL SIDE MOULDING IN SAME MANNER AS FOR UPPER MOULDING
6. INSTALL JOINT COVER
(a) Slide the side moulding down.
(b) Install the joint cover to the upper moulding.
(c) Connect the side moulding into the joint cover.
7. INSTALL SCREW ON MOULDING
8. INSTALL WIPER ARM
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