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SUNVISOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

Removal

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF])
3. Remove the following parts:
a. Female wedge (See CONVERTIBLE TOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
b. A-pillar trim (See A-PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Front header trim (See FRONT HEADER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

CAUTION:

4. Remove the screw.

5. Open the sunvisor in the direction of arrow shown in the figure.

6. Remove the nuts shown in the figure.

7. Install the screw and nut for the spring.

CAUTION:

8. Affix protective tape to the position shown in the figure for the front header trim.

9. Grasp the sides of the spring with a pair of pincers, lightly tap a pair of pincers using a plastic hammer, and remove the shaft.
10. Detach the guide, then remove the sunvisor from the front header trim.

Installation

1. Install the guide while install the sunvisor for the front header trim.

2. Close the sunvisor in the direction of arrow shown in the figure.

3. Set the shaft so that its mark faces outward.

NOTE:

4. Affix protective tape to the position shown in the figure for the front header trim.

5. Grasp the sides of the spring with a pair of pincers, lightly tap a pair of pincers using a plastic hammer, and install the shaft.
6. Remove the screw and nut from the spring.

7. Install the nut shown in the figure.
8. Install the screw.

9. Install the following parts:
a. Front header trim (See FRONT HEADER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. A-pillar trim (See A-PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Female wedge (See CONVERTIBLE TOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
10. Connect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF])
11. Install the battery cover.


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