FRONT DOOR WINDOW FRAME MOULDING REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedures for the RH side and LH side.

  • The procedures listed below are for the LH side.

  • When removing the window frame moulding, heat the vehicle body and window frame moulding using a heat light.

Standard
Item Temperature
Vehicle Body 40 to 60°C (104 to 140°F)
Window Frame Moulding 20 to 30°C (68 to 86°F)

Note

Do not heat the vehicle body and window frame moulding excessively.

PROCEDURE


  1. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  3. REMOVE FRONT DOOR INSIDE HANDLE BEZEL PLUG LH

    Click here

  4. REMOVE ASSIST GRIP COVER LH

    Click here

  5. REMOVE POWER WINDOW REGULATOR MASTER SWITCH ASSEMBLY WITH FRONT DOOR ARMREST BASE PANEL

    Click here

  6. REMOVE FRONT DOOR NO. 1 STIFFENER CUSHION

    Click here

  7. REMOVE FRONT DOOR TRIM BOARD SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

    Click here

  8. REMOVE FRONT DOOR INNER GLASS WEATHERSTRIP LH

    Click here

  9. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SERVICE HOLE COVER LH

    Click here

  10. REMOVE FRONT DOOR GLASS SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

    Click here

  11. REMOVE FRONT DOOR BELT MOULDING LH

    Click here

  12. REMOVE DOOR FRAME GARNISH LH

    Click here

  13. REMOVE FRONT DOOR GLASS RUN LH

    Click here

  14. REMOVE FRONT DOOR WEATHERSTRIP LH

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    1. Detach the 2 clips, and remove the upper part of the front door weatherstrip so that the front door window frame moulding can be removed.

  15. REMOVE FRONT DOOR REAR WINDOW FRAME MOULDING LH

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    Text in Illustration
    *1 Protective Tape
    *2 Double-sided Tape
    *3 Butyl Tape

    1. Put protective tape around the front door rear window frame moulding.

    2. Detach the clip from the back of the door panel, and slightly pull the top of the front door rear window frame moulding away from the door.

    3. Using a moulding remover, detach the double-sided tape and butyl tape, and remove the front door rear window frame moulding.

  16. REMOVE FRONT DOOR UPPER WINDOW FRAME MOULDING LH


    1. Put a 4 mm (0.157 in.) drill bit into a drill.

    2. Wind tape around the drill bit approximately 5 mm (0.197 in.) from the tip of the drill, as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the 4 mm (0.157 in.) drill bit to prevent the drill bit from going too deep.

    3. Lightly press the drill against the 6 rivets, drill off the flanges of the 6 rivets, and remove the front door upper window frame moulding.

      Note


      • Pressing the drill too firmly will cause the rivet to turn and result in the rivet not being drilled through.

      • Do not pry the rivet with the drill, because this may cause damage to the installation holes of the rivet or the drill bit.

      • Be careful of the drilled rivet as it may become hot.

      Tech Tips

      If a rivet cannot be removed with the drill, hit the flange of the rivet with a screwdriver, etc. to remove the rivet.

    4. Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the drilled area.

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      *a 5 mm
  17. REMOVE FRONT DOOR FRONT WINDOW FRAME MOULDING LH


    1. Put a 4 mm (0.157 in.) drill bit into a drill.

    2. Wind tape around the drill bit approximately 5 mm (0.197 in.) from the tip of the drill, as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the 4 mm (0.157 in.) drill bit to prevent the drill bit from going too deep.

    3. Lightly press the drill against the 2 rivets, drill off the flanges of the 2 rivets, and remove the front door front window frame moulding.

      Note


      • Pressing the drill too firmly will cause the rivet to turn and result in the rivet not being drilled through.

      • Do not pry the rivet with the drill, because this may cause damage to the installation holes of the rivet or the drill bit.

      • Be careful of the drilled rivet as it may become hot.

      Tech Tips

      If a rivet cannot be removed with the drill, hit the flange of the rivet with a screwdriver, etc. to remove the rivet.

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      *a 5 mm
    4. Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the drilled area.