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Chrysler Sebring Convertible Top Install

welcome to Dorman products Chrysler Sebring convertible top installation video before you attempt this known this is a difficult installation we recommend that a seasoned expert perform this installation suggested time of insulation is between eight and ten hours to complete the entire convertible top replacement installation is attempted no returns will be accepted we also recommend that you mark all pieces as you remove them as to where they go in which side of the vehicle they are on as well as big the screws and bolts to please the installation also be sure to mark the three top retaining plates with a white fabric pencil this will help with the installation down the line certain tools may be required for this installation such as a large piece of thick protective cloth to protect the vehicle from scratches Phillips screwdriver or power screwdriver push type fastener pride to been flagged blade screwdriver people try to steel fish to eat high powered staple gun white fabric pencil warning referred to the appropriate shop manual for your vehicle to obtain specific service procedures for this part if you do not have the service manual or lack the skill to install this part it is recommended that you seek the services of a qualified technician special attention to all conscience and warnings included in the shop manual read and follow all instructions carefully begin the installation by covering the rear deck area of the vehicle with the thick client to prevent damage to the vehicle using a Phillips screwdriver remove the screws attaching the top to the front header next detach the two screws at the front header on the top fabric on both sides of the vehicle using a push type fastener price tool remove the trim panel that holds the carpet to the interior then using a screwdriver remove the two screws that hold the sign flaps for the time once carpet is removed locate and remove the nuts on the convertible top retaining place before fully removing the staples in training please mark the edge of the top where it leads on the retaining plates with the fabric pencil this will help with free installation with training please free remove all staples no this may take some time can be sure to remove every state once retaining plates are free from vehicle in top separate the top fabric from the bowl of the vehicle unscrew the screws that are holding the rear quarter lock springs to the rear convertible top retaining plates on both sides of the car also on both sides peel the three sections of weather stripping from the edge of the frame on both sides of the vehicle follow the weather stripping in locate all screws holding retainer panels to frame and remove sure to keep all pieces separated by sight using a staple remover removes the staples from header panel this may take some time remove the screws holding the side tension cable in fish tension cable sound through the channels on both driver and passenger sides of vehicle unscrew screws holding elastic straps that attach top the frame on both sides then remove the top fabric from the bowl retainers then remove the top fabric from free unpacking and lay out new top on the bow retainers using a flat screwdriver carefully push the new top lapse into the bowl retainer channel on both sides of the vehicle feed steel fish tape through the tension cable channel tie the site tension cables to the steel fish tape in pull the cable through the channel we attended screws holding the side tension cables in place with the Phillips screwdriver attach the screws holding rear quarter lock springs to the rear top retaining plates on both sides of vehicle slightly pull the bank of the top over the three rear top retaining plates using a staple gun steeple the rear of the top to the retaining place started the center in work to one and then start again at the center in work to the other end screw in the rear like springs to the side retaining plates attach bolts on the rear convertible top retaining please start with the center board first then both ends working from center at the top types on free then mark where the top overlaps the front header bowl with the fabric pencil once locations are marked steeple the top to the front header ball once attached screw back in the weather stripping retaining panels to both sides of the free then replace weather stripping make sure to screw in both screws located at the front header ball with the frame before heading to the front counter %HESITATION holdings for the elastic straps bank into the frame on both sides finally **** the side flaps holding the top on both sides of the vehicle and replace the interior carbon be sure to call our technical assistance with any challenges or suggestions regarding installation or operation of this product