Subaru Forester Doors and Windows 1999 2000 (15) PDF

5. Windshield
A: REMOVAL
1. USING WINDSHIELD KNIFE
The following procedure for the front windshield
can also be applied to other window glass.
1) Remove wiper arm and cowl panel.
2) Remove front side molding and upper front
molding.
3) Remove glass:
(1) Put protective tape on body to prevent dam-
age.
(2) Apply soapy water to the surface of the
adhesive agent so the knife blade slides
smoothly.
(3) Cut off excess adhesive agent.
(4) Put windshield knife into layer of adhesive.
(5) Cut adhesive layer with the windshield
knife.
CAUTION:
Keep knife edge along glass surface and end
face.
When first putting knife into layer of
adhesive, select point with wide gap between
body and glass.
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NOTE:
A matching pin is cemented to corners of glass on
compartment side.
Use a piano wire when cutting each pin.
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2. USING PIANO WIRE
1) Remove wiper arm and cowl panel.
2) Remove roof molding and upper front window
molding.
3) Remove glass:
(1) Put protective tape on body to prevent dam-
age.
(2) Using drill or putty knife, make through-hole
(one place) in adhesive agent.
(3) Pass piano wire through the hole from
inside the compartment, and connect both ends
of wire securely to wooden blocks.
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(4) Cut adhesive layer with the wire by pulling
it back and forth.
CAUTION:
When making through-hole into adhesive layer
and cutting the adhesive, be careful not to
damage interior and exterior parts.
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5. Windshield

Subaru Forester Doors and Windows 1999 2000 (15) Summary of Content

5. WindshieldA: REMOVAL1. USING WINDSHIELD KNIFEThe following procedure for the front windshieldcan also be applied to other window glass.1) Remove wiper arm and cowl panel.2) Remove front side molding and upper frontmolding.3) Remove glass:(1) Put protective tape on body to prevent dam-age.(2) Apply soapy water to the surface of theadhesive agent so the knife blade slidessmoothly.(3) Cut off excess adhesive agent.(4) Put windshield knife into layer of adhesive.(5) Cut adhesive layer with the windshieldknife.CAUTION: Keep knife edge along glass surface and endface. When first putting knife into layer ofadhesive, select point with wide gap betweenbody and glass.G5M0418NOTE:A matching pin is cemented to corners of glass oncompartment side.Use a piano wire when cutting each pin.G5M04122. USING PIANO WIRE1) Remove wiper arm and cowl panel.2) Remove roof molding and upper front windowmolding.3) Remove glass:(1) Put protective tape on body to prevent dam-age.(2) Using drill or putty knife, make through-hole(one place) in adhesive agent.(3) Pass piano wire through the hole frominside the compartment, and connect both endsof wire securely to wooden blocks.G5M0494(4) Cut adhesive layer with the wire by pullingit back and forth.CAUTION:When making through-hole into adhesive layerand cutting the adhesive, be careful not todamage interior and exterior parts.305-2 [W5A1] SERVICE PROCEDURE5. Windshield