How to Replace a Windshield

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Windshield. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Rubber Lubricant
  • Weatherstrip Seal
  • Windshield
  • Screwdriver

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $294.76 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $664.01 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Observe the windshield carefully for any cracks.
  • You have to remove the body trim pieces such as windshield moldings.
  • You need to have a windshield removal tool to take the windshield out of its channel.
  • Once the windshield is removed, take the seal off from its channel and remove the small broken pieces of glass.
  • Make use of thin rope or draw cord to fix it around the weather stripping in the flange groove.
  • To make your installation process easy, you can use the rubber lubrication on the seat.
  • To install the new windshield, you need to take help from assistant. With the help of your assistant, position the glass and weather stripping atop the windshield opening.
  • Ask the assistant to put pressure to the outside of the windshield. It is to remove the thin remove.
  • Ask the assistant to keep apply the pressure and in a mean while you pull the rope out from inside of the vehicle.
  • While pulling out the rope, make this thing certain that the weather stripping takes it place over the flange and seal the windshield.
  • Reinstall the removed body trim pieces.
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How to Replace a Window Belt Strip

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Window Belt Strip. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Screwdriver
  • Needle Nose Pliers

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $63.24 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Situate the window belt strips.
  • Carefully observe the belt strips for signs of any visible damage.
  • Turn the window down.
  • Take a screwdriver and use it to pry the belt strip off from the door panel.
  • You need to use nose pliers to pull the belt strip out from the clips after it has been pried out from the door panel.
  • Take a new belt strip and put it on the clips and then to the door panel.
  • In the end roll the window up and examine the repair work.
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How to Replace a Washer Tank

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Washer Tank. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Shop Towel
  • Washer Reservoir
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $51.76 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $192.36 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Lift the hood and secure it with hood prop. Search the position of the washer tank.
  • Closely examine the washer tank body for any leakage.
  • Disconnect the wiring of the washer pump first and take the old washer tank out.
  • Take a new washer tank and mount the washer pump in it.
  • Put back the wiring connections.
  • Mount the new washer tank in its place.
  • Fill the washer tank with fresh washer fluid.
  • Operate the windshield for its working.
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How to Replace a Washer Pump

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Washer Pump. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Washer Pump
  • Pliers
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $24.96 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $148.03 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Lift the hood and carefully find the washer tank.
  • Examine the washer tank for leakage.
  • Make sure that the washer fluid is in place.
  • You may need to take out some parts like battery, splash shields or air filter to reach to the water tank.
  • Take the old water tank away.
  • Take the old washer pump and gasket out of the tank.
  • Take a new washer pump and gasket and install them in washer tank properly.
  • Remount the washer tank at its place.
  • Remount battery, air filter or splash shields.
  • 10. Take a windshield washer fluid designed for your vehicle and fill the tank.
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How to Replace a Side Mirror Glass

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Side Mirror Glass. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Mirror Glass
  • Screwdriver
  • Body Trim Tool

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $80.91 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $158.71 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Take the broken mirror glass out of the mirror assembly carefully.
  • Examine the mirror assembly for any sign of damage.
  • Take a new mirror, and fix it carefully in the assembly.
  • Move the mirror adjust to check replacement work.
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How to Replace a Quarter Glass Panel

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Quarter Glass Panel. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Quarter Panel Glass
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Trim Panel Removal Tool
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $0.00 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $197.63 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Inspect the broken quarter glass panel.
  • Unfasten the nuts holding the quarter glass panel trim and take the interior quarter panel trim out.
  • Now remove the nuts and take the broken quarter glass out.
  • Remove the old sealant and adhesive from the mounting surface.
  • Clear any dirt or dust from the new glass panel so that sealant and adhesive work well on it.
  • Apply new adhesive or sealant to the surface and place the new quarter glass on it.
  • Put the interior quarter panel trims back and secure it with nuts.
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How to Replace a Side Mirror

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Side Mirror. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Mirror
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Trim Panel Removal Tool
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $12.55 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $117.58 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • First you need to take the screw off from the trim cover and remove it from the broken side mirror.
  • Unfasten the nuts holding the electrical connector and disconnect it (if applicable). Take the broken mirror away.
  • For power assisted mirrors, you will have to detach the interior door panel trim along with disconnecting the electrical connectors.
  • Take the new side mirror and install it by reversing the process.
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How to Install a Carpet Kit

Below guide will teach you How to Install a Carpet Kit. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Carpet Kit
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Trim Panel Removal Tool
  • Flat Head Screwdriver

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $46.77 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $197.48 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Examine the carpet for any dent.
  • Before working on vehicle separate the negative battery and stay 10-15 minutes.
  • Take away the floor mats and eradicates the seats from automobile by unfastens the four bolts which are located at the every bend below the seats. A few cars use studs that depart throughout the floor and are positioned beneath the vehicle with constrict nut. The seats would come out as soon as take away the nuts below the car.
  • Take out the seat buckle escalating bolts and eliminate the seat belts. A synthetic cover must be removed to contacts the bolts in some of the vehicles.
  • Middle console is eliminating in case if it is prepared. Screws placed on each side must be removing and verify the inner console to make sure that there are bolts or screws.
  • Vigilantly remove the front kick panel after eradicating the mounting screws to them.
  • The door sell plates must be removed which hold the corner of the carpet in place. Other apparatus such as electrical wires, fuse panel wrap, or communication shifter knob are also removed.
  • Confiscate the carpet from car in such manner that carpet pulled in the one corner and function the region of the ends until the whole carpet is eliminate.
  • Eliminate and clear the waste under the old carpet and make sure that any parts are attached which grab the fresh carpet.
  • The fresh carpet fit in the car by placing it over the old one to measure the size. Precut new gaps in case of need.
  • Cut the holes for the seatbelts and also for seats in case are they are not already cut after laying it in the car. Scratch an x shape where the bolts need to go which will permit the bolts to go right through and it can be enclosed.
  • 3-M bonding agent can be use to assist in holding the carpet along corners.
  • The sill trim panels and all internal trim panels are put in and make tighten.
  • Renters the seats and middle console if ready. Torque the seat bolts to producer terms. Ensure the completed activity and make sure that all corners are comfortable and all bolts are tightened.
  • In the end, reinstall the floor mats and rejoined the battery.
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How to Replace a Seat Belt and Seatbelt Retractor

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Seat Belt and Seatbelt Retractor. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Seat Belt
  • Screwdriver
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $29.90 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $114.33 parts and labor

Instructions:

  • Unfasten the screws holding the retractor cover in place and remove it.
  • Unfasten the bolts holding the retractor in its place.
  • Take out the adjuster cover so that you can access the upper adjuster bolts.
  • Once the adjuster is removed, you can easily remove the shoulder belt.
  • Similarly, unfasten the bolts holding the lap belt and take the seat belt and retractor assembly out.
  • Take a new seat belt and retractor and fix them by reversing the process.
  • Fasten the adjuster bolts and replace the adjuster cover.
  • Once the installation is complete, examine the seat belt and retractor is properly installed by pulling the seatbelt twice or thrice.
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How to Replace a Blower Motor Resistor

Below guide will teach you How to Replace a Blower Motor Resistor. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Screwdriver
  • 1/4 in. Drive Ratchet
  • 1/4 in. Drive Shallow Metric Socket Set

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $183.94 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $296.10 parts and labor

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Instructions:

  • Disconnect the negative terminal cable from the battery.
  • Search for the blower motor resistor. It will be positioned somewhere around the blower housing.
  • Detach the electrical connectors from blower motor resistor.
  • Take the blower motor resistor out by removing the bolts and screws.
  • Take a new blower motor resistor and install it by reversing the whole process.
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