Hyundai Elantra: Windshield Glass. Repair procedures - Interior - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Service ManualHyundai Elantra: Windshield Glass. Repair procedures


Replacement

Removal
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Put on gloves to protect your hands.
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Use seat covers to avoid damaging any surfaces.
1.
Remove the following items:
A.
Inside rear view mirror.
B.
Sunvisors and holders, both sides, overhead console, Grab handles, both sides.
C.
Front pillar trim, both sides.
D.
Windshield wiper arms and cowl cover. (See page BE- "Windshield wiper")
2.
Remove the molding (A) from the edge of the windshield (B). If necessary, cut the molding with a utility knife.

3.
Pull down the front portion of the headliner. Take care not to bend the headliner excessively, or you may crease or break it.
4.
Cut out the sealant using the sealant cutting tool [A(09861-31100)].

5.
Remove the winshield (B) carefully using the glass holder [A (09861-31100)].

Installtion
1.
With a knife, scrape the old adhesive smooth to a thickness of about 2mm (0.08 in.) on the bonding surface around the entire windshield opening flange:
A.
Do not scrape down to the painted surface of the body; damaged paint will interfere with proper bonding.
B.
Remove the rubber dam and fasteners from the body.
C.
Mask off surrounding surfaces before painting.
2.
Clean the body bonding surface with a sponge dampened in alcohol. After cleaning, keep oil, grease and water from getting on the clean surface.
3.
Apply the glass primer (A) to the side of the windshield glass edge and stick the both-sided adhesive tape (B) on the inside of molding (C).
4.
When attaching the molding, make it in line (D) with the windshield glass and attach the windshield glass pad (E)to the designated place.

5.
Install the spacer (A) install the windshield glass (B) temperarily with making sure to position them on the center, and then place the alignment mark (C).
6.
Remove the windshield.

7.
Apply a light coat of glass primer to the outside of the fasteners.
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Never touch the primed surface with your hand. If you do, the adhesive may not bond to the glass properly, causing a leak after the windshield glass is installed.
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Do not apply body primer to the glass.
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Keep water, dust, and abrasive materials away from the primer.

8.
With a sponge, apply a light coat of body primer to the original adhesive remaining around the windshield opening flange. Let the body primer dry for at least 10 minutes:
A.
Do not apply glass primer to the body, and be careful not to mixup glass and body primer sponges.
B.
Never touch the primed surfaces with your hands.
C.
Mask off the dashboard before painting the flange.

9.
Pack adhesive into the cartridge without air pockets to ensure continuous delivery. Put the cartridge in a caulking gun, and run a bead of sealant (A) around the edge of the windshield (B) between the fastener and molding as shown. Apply the adhesive within 30 minutes after applying the glass primer. Make a slightly thicker bead at each corner.

10.
Use glass holder (A) to hold the windshield over the opening, align it with the alignment marks (B) made in step 15, and set it down on the adhesive. Lightly push on the windshield until its edges are fully seated on the adhesive all the way around. Do not open or close the doors until the adhesive is dry.

11.
Scrape or wipe the excess adhesive off with a putty knife or towel. To remove adhesive from a painted surface or the windshield, wipe with a soft shop towel dampened with alcohol.
12.
Let the adhesive dry for at least one hour, then spray water over the windshield and check for leaks. Make leaking areas, and let the windshield dry, then seal with sealant:
A.
Let the vehicle stand for at least four hours after windshield installation. If the vehicle has to be used within the first four, it must be driven slowly.
B.
Keep the windshield dry for the first hour after installation.
13.
Reinstall all remaining removed parts. Install the rearview mirror after the adhesive has dried thoroughly. Advise the customer not to do the following things for two the three days:
A.
Slam the door with all the windows rolled up.
B.
Twist the body excessively (such as when going in and out of driveways at an angle or driving over rough, uneven roads).

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