TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
BODIES AND CABS
If either windshield or weatherseal must be replaced,
procedure is as follows:
Remove washer hose from fittings on top of cowl.
Remove cap nut and detach windshield wiper arms
For further information on S-Series windshield wipers and
washers see BODIES AND CABS CTS-2732.
Fig. 30. Removing Windshield Wiper Arms
Pry integral or detached insert from weatherseal with
a thin blade screwdriver or sealtool (SE-2442) (Fig.
31) around entire glass. See Fig. 32 for details of
If windshield is two piece type remove inner and
outer division bars and seals (Fig. 33).
Fig. 31. Removing Windshield Weatherseal Insert
Working with one man outside cab and an assistant
inside apply light pressure on windshield from inside
of cab to push glass from seal. Be careful during this
operation since heavy pressure at any one point can
lead to glass breakage.
Lift glass from opening and peel weatherseal from
fence (weld flange).
Fig. 32. Windshield Weatherseal (Retainer)
windshield, clean body flange and glass free
of dirt, old sealing compound, wax, etc.
Coat weatherseal with a soapy solution or rubber
lubricant for ease of assembly.
windshield opening flange. Position splice joint of
seal ends at centerline of cab and on lower flange.
Working from outside the cab, place windshield in
channel of weatherseal, starting at lower edge of
For two piece type windshield install inner and outer
division bars and seals. Check seal details (Fig. 33).
Work weatherseal insert (Fig. 31) down into groove
provided around entire weatherseal. Use seal tool or
a dull screwdriver to seat insert in groove. A second
coat of rubber lubricant in groove will simplify
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