METAL BODY REPAIR - OD1653 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
(d) Replace the weatherstrip assembly, glass weatherstrip, and outer
weatherstrip filler if they are deteriorated, hardened, or excessively
(e) To replace windshield glass, soap flange of frame with liquid
soap and install glass weatherstrip over the flange of the windshield frame.
Position the windshield glass in the upper left corner of the weatherstrip.
Continue guiding the glass in place in the weatherstrip, using a screwdriver
to slip the upper portion of weatherstrip over the glass. Position the
windshield glass so the trade name reads right side up.
(f) To make the installation of the glass weatherstrip fillers
easier, dip the strips into a solution of soapy water.
(g) Insert the end of the weatherstrip filler through the loop end of
the tool and, using a screwdriver, insert the end of the filler into the
weatherstrip at the upper right. When the end of the filler strip has been
pressed in, proceed to pull the tool around the windshield until the entire
strip has been inserted.
(3) Truck, 3/4, 2 1/2, and 5 Ton.
(a) Remove the four round head screws, four lockwashers, and four
hexagon plain nuts holding inner frame upper left and right crosspieces.
Remove crosspieces with attached inner corner plugs. Spread each inner
frame side and bottom frame just enough to loosen safety glass and remove.
Discard old tape.
(b) Inspect the windshield frame assembly for cracks or damage to
inner or outer frame or damaged or loose adjusting arms. Replace any
(c) To install new glass, place tape on the glass and secure with
masking tape. Oil glass channels and slide the glass and tape into the
channel. When finished, the oil will cause tape to swell, thereby making a
watertight seal. Reinstall the top crosspiece and replace the screws.
(4) Safety Precautions. Glass handling Operation can be very arduous
unless certain safety