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  • Windshield removal and replacement instructions
    The top and side moldings on this vehicle are exposed PAAS and far enough away from the pinchweld wall to cut out without damage.
  • Windshield, rear door glass and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    The windshield is rather large for a small vehicle and may require two technicians or a single-set tool. The hood requires the ignition key to open. There are two back glasses on the Transit and two options. The options both include a wiper; the second option has a wiper without a defroster.  
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    The windshield on this vehicle is fairly easy to cut out. The exposed edges are far enough away from the body that any tool can be used, but tape up the exposed painted panels to protect against possible damage. When installing the back glass, make sure there is no urethane residue on the pinchweld walls, or the moldings will not fit correctly.
  • Effective treatment saves time, money and productivity
    On the jobsite, around the office and in the manufacturing plant, accidents cause bleeding injuries every single day. One might think that a cut finger here, a lacerated forearm there might not be major injuries but, overall, these small injuries can significantly impact a company’s bottom line.According to reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cuts, lacerations and punctures are the...
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    There are two back glasses on this vehicle: an upper lite and a lower lite that are separated by a midlevel spoiler. The lower glass part has a Honda logo and is a dealer purchase.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    The windshield is surprisingly large for such a small vehicle. Although it should be easy to cut out, you may need a second technician to help set the glass. The back glass will require two technicians: one to attach the defroster connectors, the other to hold the glass.
  • Industry execs share strategies
    For the staff at Flat Glass Distributors, the bottom fell out in September 2008.In January 2009, “We got aggressive,” says David Cates, vice president of sales and marketing for the Jacksonville, Fla., fabricator. “Our first step was to figure out how to turn the company into a sales company. And we did it. We hired another sales person when other companies were laying people...
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
    Failure to use a replacement windshield with an acoustic interlayer might result in vehicle performance issues, as the interlayer might be required to allow for voice activation devices.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    It has been reported that all BMW rain sensors, with the exception of those on the 3 Series, must be re-calibrated at the dealer. Research is ongoing to determine if this is the case, but be prepared to report this to the customer.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
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    The removed windshield had a decorative panel above the mirror that housed a condensation sensor and a high-powered receiver. The technician will have to remove the sensor and receiver to install the new glass.
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