GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Door Window

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the door trim panel and the inner panel water deflector.
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  3. Raise the window to the half-up position.
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  5. Punch out the center pins of the glass to sash channel attaching rivets.
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  7. Remove the rear guide channel through the rear access hole.
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  9. Remove the up stop.
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  11. Using a 1 / 4 in. (6mm) drill bit, drill out the attaching rivets on sash channel.
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  13. Raise the glass to remove from the sash channel and remove the glass from the door.
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To install:
  1. Remove the drilled out rivets and shavings from the door.
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  3. Check the rivet bushings and retainers on the glass for damage. If necessary, remove the bushings using a flat-bladed tool covered with a cloth body tape. Install by snapping rivet retainer into the bushing.
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  5. Lower the glass into the door and position on the sash channel so the holes in the sash line up with the holes in the bushings and retainers.
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  7. Using rivet tool J-29022 or equivalent, install 1 / 4 in. (6mm) peel type rivet (part No. 20184399 or equivalent) to retain the glass to sash channel.
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  9. Install the rear guide channel.
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  11. Install the front up stop to support on the inner panel.
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  13. Before installing the trim parts, check the window operation for performance and fit to roof rail weatherstrip.
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  15. Install the inner panel water deflector and the door trim panel.
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