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REAR WINDOW GLASS REMOVAL [DETACHABLE HARDTOP]

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Remove the negative battery cable.(See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Remove the detachable hardtop.
4. Remove the B-pillar garnish. (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
5. Remove the side lock. (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
6. Remove the B-pillar upper trim. (See B-PILLAR UPPER TRIM REMOVAL [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)
7. Remove the rear trim. (See REAR TRIM REMOVAL [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)
8. Remove the rear deck lock. (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
9. Cut the rear window molding lip using a razor.

10. Apply protective tape along the edge of the body.

NOTE:

11. Insert the SST (piano wire), which has been cut to sufficient length from inside the vehicle.

WARNING:

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

NOTE:

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

NOTE:

13. Secure one end of the SST (piano wire), and while pulling the other end, cut the sealant around the rear window glass.

14. Cut the pins out.

15. Remove the rear window glass.
16. Mark the seating positions of the pins and remove the pins from the rear window glass.
17. Remove the rear window molding from the rear window glass.


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