Jeep CJ 1945-1970 Repair Information

Door Glass

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



CJ Hardtop Models
  1. Remove the door handle.
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  3. Remove the window crank handle.
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  5. Carefully pry the trim panel clips from the door. Be very careful! It's very easy to tear the trim panel or tear loose the clip from the panel. Inexpensive tools are made for this job and are available at most auto parts stores.
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  7. Remove the watershield.
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  9. Remove the glass down-stop.
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  11. Remove the guide panel-to-plastic fastener screws.
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  13. Remove the guide channel and plastic fasteners.
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  15. Remove the division channel upper attaching screw and lower adjusting screw.
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  17. Disengage the front 3 in. (76mm) of weatherstripping from the upper door frame.
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  19. Remove the division channel.
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  21. Tilt the glass toward the hinge side of the door and disengage it from the rear channel.
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  23. Pull the glass up and out of the door.
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To install:
  1. Insert the glass into the door with the front tilted down, while engaging the rear channel.
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  3. Install the plastic fasteners on the glass.
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  5. Lower the glass to the bottom of the door.
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  7. Lower the division channel into the door and position the glass in the channel.
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  9. Install the upper attaching screw and lower adjusting screw.
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  11. Install the weatherstripping.
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  13. Slide the guide channel on the regulator arm and position the channel on the glass. Install the screws.
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  15. Install the glass down-stop.
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  17. Make sure that the window works properly.
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  19. Install the watershield.
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  21. Install the trim panel and handles.
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Utility Models
  1. Remove the door trim panel.
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  3. Remove the garnish molding from around the glass.
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  5. Loosen the glass run channel and remove the regulator control arms from the channel., mounted on the bottom of the glass, by removing the two hair pin type locks which retain the control arm buttons.
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  7. Remove the glass and runway as an assembly, through the window opening.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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