Toyota Cressida/Corona/Crown/MarkII 1970-1982 Repair Guide

Liftgate Glass

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 View of the liftgate window glass without a rear wiper-1981-82 Cressida, others similar

  1. Separate the trim from the vehicle using a clip remover.
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  3. Remove the rear wiper arm.
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  5. Remove the rear defogger wire harness from the glass.
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  7. Working from the outside, loosen the weatherstrip lip from the body with a flatbladed tool.
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  9. Force the weatherstrip lip from the interior to the body flange outside. Pull the glass outwards and remove it with the weathertstrip.
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To install:

  1. Clean off any adhesive left on the body and glass with alcohol.
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  3. Attach the weatherstrip to the glass. If the weatherstrip is hardened, it may develop leaks. Replace it with a new one if necessary.
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  5. Apply a working cord along the weathetrstrip groove.
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  7. Apply soapy water to the contact face of the weatherstrip lip and to the body flange.
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Note: Begin installation in the middle of the lower portion of the glass.

  1. Hold the glass into position on the body. Install the glass by pulling the string from the interior, while pushing on the outside of the weatherstrip with your open and.
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  3. To snug the glass into place, tap from the outside with your open hand.
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  5. Place masking tape around the weather strip to protect the paint surface.
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  7. Apply adhesive between the weatherstrip and the glass; and between the weatherstrip and body.
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  9. When the adhesive is dry, remove the masking tape.
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  11. Install any remaining components.
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