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The glass of our sunroof broke. How do we replace

The glass of our sunroof broke. How do we replace it? Can we just replace the glass or do we have to replace the whole system? It is a 1996 lexus 400ls.

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  • Marc Podeszek May 11, 2010

    you should be able to change the glass itself. if you need additional infpo go to


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Hi there;

Hey broken glass in the sunroof is not as big of a deal as you might think. The glass is available from Lexus & concidering where it is coming from it isn't that expensive. When you get the new piece of glass you'll see how it is bolted on. You simply rmove the trim around the glass mount with a flat pry bar & undo the mounting bolts, noting the alignment shims befor you remove the old glass mounts & be sure to put them back in where they come from. Take you time & pay close attention to those things & you will be able to change it with out an issue!
P.S.; you may also be able to find the glass from a local auto wreckers for a fraction of the dealer price.
Good Luck Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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