Replacing the windows of a car is not only a costly affair, but time consuming. The good news is, you can do it yourself. So we should not lose patience in waiting for a repair shop to fix the window and there is no need to spend large sums on repairs. Some simple tools in your toolbox meet and follow some simple steps to efficiently replace your car window.
- Buy a window parts for your car. Be sure to base your purchase on the make, model and year of the car.
- Wrap a cloth around the screwdriver tip to gently lift the weather stripping around the door frame.
- Remove the panel from the inside of the door. The models differ in how they come together. Some models have some clips and screws. A screwdriver will be beneficial in both cases, unscrewing the screws or pop clips.
- Clean any broken glass from inside the panel. Heavy work gloves to avoid injury.
- Clean your new replacement window with cloth. Be sure to clean any debris do not enter the door seals. This may prevent a tight fit between the car frame and the door.
- Use the wrench to remove any of the bolts can be the way, and from the ventilation window.
- Check the car for guidelines positioning your particular vehicle before placing the window into the slot manual. Carefully place the window in the slot. Align clips and set them free.
- Make sure the window is working properly by turning up and down a few times. If so, tighten clamps.
Tips & Warnings:
- Check your new window for scratches or cracks before buying to avoid any significant breaks in the future.
- Wash new glass window carefully to remove all dirt and dust and unwanted particles.
- Be careful when handling glass.