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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

WINDSHIELD REMOVAL

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.(See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Remove the following parts:
a. Wiper arm and blade (See WIPER ARM AND BLADE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. Cowl grille (See COWL GRILLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Side cowl grille (See SIDE COWL GRILLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
d. Windshield garnish (See WINDSHIELD GARNISH REMOVAL.)
e. Rearview mirror (See REARVIEW MIRROR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
f. Front header trim (See FRONT HEADER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
g. Map light (See MAP LIGHT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
h. A-pillar trim (See A-PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
4. Apply protective tape along the edge of the body.

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5. Remove the windshield molding by pulling it outward.

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Not Reusing Windshield

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WARNING:

  1. Using the SST (piano wire) with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using the SST (piano wire).

1. Cut out the sealant all around the glass using a sealant remover.

2. Remove the windshield.

Reusing Windshield

WARNING:

  1. Using the SST (piano wire) with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using the SST (piano wire).

NOTE:

1. Avoiding the pin on the inside of the vehicle, insert the SST (piano wire) which has been cut to sufficient length.

2. Wind each end of the SST (piano wire) around a bar.

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3. Secure one end of the SST (piano wire), and while pulling the other end, cut the sealant around the windshield.

4. Pinch the pin from the inside of the vehicle and detach it.
5. Remove the windshield.
6. If the pin is damaged, remove the pin.

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