4-170. WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT (Continued).
If a crack extends to the edge of the glass, mark the point where the crack meets the weather-strip.
(Use a piece of chalk and mark the point on the cab, next to the weather-strip). Later, when
examining the flange of the opening for a cause of the crack, start at the point marked.
Before removing the glass, cover the instrument panel and the surrounding sheet metal with
a. Remove the reveal molding cap (1) and the reveal molding lock strip (2).
If the windshield is broken, criss-cross the glass with strips of masking tape before removing it; this will
help hold the glass together and minimize the risk of injury.
b. From inside the cab, remove the weather-strip (3) and glass (4) from the pinchweld flange by applying a firm,
controlled, pressure to the edge of the glass while forcing the weather-strip from the flange with a flat bladed
c. With the aid of an assistant from outside the vehicle, remove the windshield from the opening.