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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

REAR WINDOW GLASS INSTALLATION [DETACHABLE HARDTOP]

CAUTION:

1. Cut away the old sealant using a razor so that a 1—2 mm {0.04—0.07 in} thickness of sealant remains along the perimeter of the frame.

WARNING:

2. If the sealant has come off completely in any one place, apply some primer after degreasing, and allow it to dry for approx. 30 min. Then apply a 2 mm {0.08 in} thickness of sealant.
3. Clean and degrease the perimeter approx. 50 mm {1.97 in} from the glass end and the bonding area on the body.
4. Apply glass primer on the rear window glass, and body primer as shown in the figure. Allow it to dry for approx. 30 min.

CAUTION:

5. Apply sealant to the area of the glass surface as shown in the figure.

6. Insert the positioning pins into the body, then install the rear window.
7. Press the rear window pins to engage the tabs to the body.

8. Press completely along the perimeter of the glass so that the measurement of the molding lip gap is within the specification.

9. Connect the filament connector.
10. Install the following parts:
a. Rear deck lock cover (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP ADJUSTMENT.)
b. Rear trim (See REAR TRIM INSTALLATION [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)
c. B-pillar upper trim (See B-PILLAR UPPER TRIM INSTALLATION [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)
d. Side lock (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
e. B-pillar garnish (See DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
f. Detachable hardtop
11. Allow the sealant to harden completely. Sealant hardening time: 24 h


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