4-170. WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT (Continued).
g. Allow 30 minutes for the primer to cure.
The windshield glass must be installed
within 20 minutes of performing the
When cleaning windshield glass, avoid
contacting the edge of the plastic laminate
k. Apply a 0.25 inch (6.0 mm) diameter bead of
material (on the edge of the glass) with
urethane adhesive (Appendix D, Item 9) in the
Contact may cause
center of the pinchweld flange around the entire
discoloration and deterioration of the plastic
windshield opening (8).
laminate by wicking action.
Do not use a petroleum based solvent such
Apply a mist of plain water to the pinchweld
as kerosene or gasoline. The presence of
flange, wetting it fully.
oil will prevent adhesion of new material.
Cleaning solvent, Appendix D, Item 44, is
m. Install the rubber weather-strip to the pinchweld
both toxic and flammable. Keep off skin.
Use only in a well-ventilated area and
avoid prolonged breathing of vapors. Keep
n. Apply an 0.18 inch (4.5 mm) diameter bead of
away from open flame.
urethane adhesive (Appendix D, Item 9) to the
rubber weather-strip glass channel (8).
Thoroughly clean the surface of the glass to
which the black primer (Appendix 0, Item 34)
o. With the aid of a helper, lift the glass into the
will be applied (7) (around the edge of the
inside surface) by wiping the window with a
clean alcohol dampened cloth (Appendix D,
Item 1 and 12)
The windshield must be firmly seated
i. Allow the alcohol to air dry.
before taking the next step.
j. Apply the black primer (Appendix D, Item 34)
inside face of the windshield (7) starting 0.40
p. Apply rubber lubricant (Appendix D, Item 24) the
inch (10 mm) from the edge and working
lockstrip channel (9).
outward to the edge.
Apply the primer
(Appendix D, Item 34) to the edge of the glass
q. Install the lockstrip to the weather-strip using the
also, allowing the primer to dry to the touch.
r. Install the lockstrip cap at the lockstrip joint.
s. Install the windshield wiper arms (paragraph 4-