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GLASS/WINDOWS/MIRRORS > Rear Quarter Glass

REMOVAL

1. REAR QUARTER GLASS ASSEMBLY

1. Disconnect the ground cable from battery.

2. Remove the rear quarter trim. EXTERIOR/INTERIOR TRIM > Rear Quarter Trim > REMOVAL

3. Remove the rear quarter glass in the same procedure as for windshield glass. GLASS/WINDOWS/MIRRORS > Windshield Glass > REMOVAL

2. REAR QUARTER GLASS MOLDING

1. Remove the door inner weather strip.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

2. Attach protective tapes on body. Attach two layers of protective tapes onto (A), and attach four layers of protective tapes onto (B).

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

3. Apply primer to the molding.

Primer:

Dow Automotive’s

• BETAPRIME 5404

NOTE:

• Allow the primer to dry for eight minutes or more.

• After eight hours or more have elapsed, the molding will lose treatment effect on its surface. Thus the primer should be applied again.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

(1)

Application of primer

4. Heat the molding while moving the dryer up and down, and facing it to the molding from the side of the vehicle (vertically against the glass surface).

CAUTION:

• Heat the molding with the dryer at a distance of 50 mm (1.97 in) from the glass.

• Do not keep heating the same position with dryer. The glass can be broken. Do not rapidly cool down the glass heated by the dryer.

NOTE:

Use industrial dryers because a household hairdryer cannot generate sufficient amount of heat.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

5. While heating the molding with dryer, cut the arrow position (A) upward using a scraper.

CAUTION:

Do not keep heating the same position with dryer. The glass can be broken. Do not rapidly cool down the glass heated by the dryer.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

(1)

Molding

(2)

Glass

(3)

Body panel

(4)

Adhesive

6. Cut the molding rib on the arrow position (A) downward using a cutter.

CAUTION:

Cutter edge shall be approximately 10 mm (0.39 in) to protect the vehicle body from damage.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

(1)

Molding

(2)

Glass

(3)

Body panel

(4)

Adhesive

7. Make a slit approximately for 15 mm (0.59 in) to the adhesive surface between molding and glass (arrow position (A)) using a cutter.

CAUTION:

Use care not to cut all adhesives on the glass and body panel.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

(1)

Molding

(2)

Glass

(3)

Body panel

(4)

Adhesive

8. Make a slit approximately for 15 mm (0.59 in) to the adhesive surface between molding and body (arrow position (A)) using a cutter.

CAUTION:

• Use care not to cut all adhesives on the glass and body panel.

• Attach protective tape so that body will not be damaged.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

(1)

Molding

(2)

Glass

(3)

Body panel

(4)

Adhesive

(5)

Protective tape

9. Remove the molding using a longnose pliers while heating the glass surface.

CAUTION:

• Heat the molding with the dryer at a distance of 50 mm (1.97 in) from the glass.

• Do not keep heating the same position with dryer. The glass can be broken. Do not rapidly cool down the glass heated by the dryer.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

10. Using a cutter, remove old adhesive for installing the molding, which occupies the greater part of the glass.

CAUTION:

Be careful of receiving burns from heated glass.

2013 Subaru Forester Body & Electrical • Glass/Windows/Mirrors • Rear Quarter Glass • Removal

    2017-02-20 18:49:23    2017-05-11 10:14:30




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