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    Ford Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis 1989-1998

    Door Glass

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    1989-91 Vehicles
    FRONT DOOR
    1. Remove the door trim panel and watershield.
    2.  
    3. Raise the glass to gain access to the 3 glass bracket retaining rivets.
    4.  
    5. Position a suitable block support between the door outer panel and the glass bracket to stabilize the glass during rivet removal.
    6.  
    7. Remove the center pin of each rivet with a drift punch. Drill out the remainder of the rivet with a 1 / 4 in. diameter drill, being careful not to enlarge the rivet attachment.
    8.  


    WARNING
    Do not attempt to pry the rivets out as damage to the glass bracket and glass spacer retainer could result.

    1. Remove the glass.
    2.  

    To install:
    1. Install the spacer and retainer assemblies into the glass retention holes. Make sure each assembly is securely fastened.
    2.  
    3. Insert the glass into the door between the door belt weatherstrips.
    4.  
    5. Position the regulator arm slide assembly into the C-channel of the glass bracket.
    6.  
    7. Position the glass to the glass bracket and install three 1 / 4 in. blind rivets. Three 1 / 4 in.-20 bolt, washer and nut assemblies can also be used to attach the glass to the glass bracket.
    8.  
    9. If necessary, loosen the upper and lower retaining screws on the run and bracket assembly to position the glass in the door frame.
    10.  
    11. Install the door trim panel and watershield.
    12.  

    See Figure 1

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    Fig. Fig. 1: Front door glass and related components-1989-91 vehicles

    REAR DOOR
    1. Remove the door trim panel and watershield.
    2.  
    3. Remove the glass-to-glass bracket retaining rivets. Remove the center pin from the rivets with a drift punch and drill the head from each rivet with a 1 / 4 in. diameter drill. Lower the glass approximately 6 in. and let it rest in the door well.
    4.  
    5. Remove the door window glass inner stabilizer retaining screw and remove the stabilizer assembly.
    6.  
    7. Remove the retainer and division bar glass run attaching screw and washer assembly at the bottom.
    8.  
    9. Remove the screw and washer assembly at the top of the division bar at the door frame. Tilt the division bar and main glass forward and remove the weather-strip from the top of the door frame.
    10.  
    11. Remove the stationary vent glass and weather-strip from the door frame.
    12.  
    13. Position the retainer, division bar and main glass in the upright position. Pull the main glass and division bar above and outside the door frame. Swing the glass and division bar assembly's 90 degrees from the door frame and work the glass and division bar upward and out of the door channel between the belt mouldings.
    14.  

    To install:

    The rear door glass, rear door window glass channel, division bar glass run, and retainer and division bar assembly are preassembled prior to installation.

    1. Install the glass channel to the glass using glass Everseal tape or equivalent, 0.065 in. (1.65mm) thick x 1 3 / 4 in. (44.45mm) wide x 17 3 / 4 in. (450.85mm) long. Be sure to align the notches in the glass to the cutouts within the glass channel. Clear tape from channel for installing glass guides.
    2.  
    3. Install 2 nylon guides into the glass channel slots and snap the Mylar flocked glass run over the glass channel.
    4.  
    5. Lubricate the inside section of the retainer and division bar assembly with silicone lubricant. Place the retainer and division bar assembly over the nylon guides and slide over the glass channel.
    6.  
    7. Install the run assembly into the door frame (front and top of door). Leave the last 6 in. (152mm) of run assembly next to the division bar hanging loose out of the door frame.
    8.  
    9. While holding the rear door glass, retainer and division bar 90 degrees from the door, insert the retainer and division bar between the door belt weather-strip. Swing the glass inboard to the belt and install loosely in the door channel. The upper front corner of the glass should touch the beltline in this position.
    10.  

    Lubricate the belt and vent weatherstrips with silicone lubricant or soapy solution for easier installation.

    1. Preassemble fixed rear window glass and weather-strip and install firmly into the rear of the door frame.
    2.  
    3. Set the main glass and retainer and division bar into position and install the top screw and washer assembly. Make sure that the sealer at the screw head covers the hole for a tight seal.
    4.  
    5. Install the loose 6 in. of run assembly into the door frame and division bar. Install the remaining flocked run into the frame.
    6.  
    7. Install the retainer and division bar retaining screw.
    8.  
    9. Install the window glass inner stabilizer assembly with the retaining screw.
    10.  
    11. Install 2 glass-to-glass bracket rivets or use 1 / 4 in. - 20 x 1 bolts and nuts.
    12.  
    13. Install the retainer assembly rear door glass. Run the front lower (front guide) with the upper bracket locked into the frame and loosely attach the bottom bracket to the front face of the door (hinge face) with the screw and washer assembly. Install the flocked run into the front guide. Lower the glass to make sure there is no binding. Tighten the screw and washer assembly.
    14.  
    15. Install the door watershield and trim panel.
    16.  

    See Figures 2 and 3

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    Fig. Fig. 2: Rear door glass mounting-1989-91 vehicles



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    Fig. Fig. 3: Rear door stationary glass mounting-1989-91 vehicles

    1992-98 Vehicles

    1. Remove the door trim panel and watershield.
    2.  
    3. Loosen the glass run retainer retaining screw and position the retainer forward.
    4.  
    5. Lower the glass to gain access to the 2 glass bracket rivets.
    6.  
    7. Position a suitable block support between the door outer panel and the glass bracket to stabilize the glass during rivet removal.
    8.  
    9. Remove the center pins from the rivets using a drift punch. Drill out the remainder of the rivets using a 1 / 4 in. diameter drill.
    10.  


    WARNING
    Do not attempt to pry out the rivets as damage to the glass could result.

    1. Remove the glass.
    2.  

    To install:
    1. Insert the glass into the door between the outer belt weather-strip and inner panel.
    2.  
    3. Position the glass into the door frame and lower the window to align with the regulator bracket.
    4.  
    5. Install two 1 / 4 in. blind rivets. Two 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 in. screw, washer and nut assemblies can also be used. Tighten the screws to no more than 7-10 ft. lbs. (9-14 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Adjust the door glass as follows:
      1. Loosen, but do not remove, the upper regulator retaining nuts.
      2.  
      3. Raise the glass to the full-up position and tighten the nuts to 7-10 ft. lbs. (9-14 Nm).
      4.  
      5. Loosen, but do not remove, the front glass run retainer bolt.
      6.  
      7. Lower the glass to the full down position and tighten the run retainer bolt to 7-10 ft. lbs. (9-14 Nm).
      8.  

    8.  
    9. Install the door trim panel and watershield.
    10.  

    See Figures 4 and 5

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    Fig. Fig. 4: Front door glass installation-1992-98 vehicles



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    Fig. Fig. 5: Rear door glass installation-1992-98 vehicles

     
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