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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

DETACHABLE HARDTOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY

1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table.
2. To remove the striker, remove the following parts:
a. Female wedge (See CONVERTIBLE TOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
b. Map light (See MAP LIGHT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. A-pillar trim (See A-PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
d. Front header trim (See FRONT HEADER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
3. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly.



1

Top lock lever cover

2

Top lock cover

3

Top lock

4

male wedge cover

5

male wedge

6

Weatherstrip No.2

7

Weatherstrip No.1

8

Retainer

(See Retainer Disassembly Note.)

(See Retainer Assembly Note.)

9

Rear window molding

(See REAR WINDOW GLASS REMOVAL [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)

(See REAR WINDOW GLASS INSTALLATION [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)

10

Rear window glass

(See REAR WINDOW GLASS REMOVAL [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)

(See REAR WINDOW GLASS INSTALLATION [DETACHABLE HARDTOP].)

11

Rear deck lock

12

B-pillar garnish

13

Side lock

14

Striker

15

Connector

16

Female wedge

17

Detachable hardtop

18

side striker

19

Rear deck plate


Retainer Disassembly Note

1. Mark around the retainer installation screws with paint before removing them.

Retainer Assembly Note

1. Install the retainers to the link, aligning the retainer marks with the retainer installation screws.



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