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How do I remove the windshield trim on a 1994 cougar without damaging it? I need to remove and re glue the windshield due to a leak. I've pulled metal trim off of cars before but they were always older (60s and 70s) and almost always GM. This 94 has me baffled.

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they sell a rearview mirror adhesive you apply to the windshield in the spot you want to put it in any parts store carries it...its called rearview mirror adhesive

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SOURCE: hOW DO i REMOVE FRONT DOOR TRIM OF 1994 AUDI 80

hi there are a couple of invisible screws, look well wich plasic covers you can take away like behind doorgrip. after that you have to slide the doorpanel upwards. its not fixed with clips like a lot of other cars but with hooks so slide upwards. after repairing your windowmech. make sure the plastic sheet is replaced very good otherwis you can get water inside the car. good luck.

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I asked about how to remove trim over windshield. My question should be can the outside trim over windshield be reused after removing to stop windshield leak.


I don't know about your Mitsubishi but generally windscreen trim is laid loose around the screen and theoretically can be reused. In practice the windscreen adhesive bead usually spreads and catches the trim in places effectively placing an element of doubt over the fact.
If a new trim isn't readily available or is prohibitively expensive, as long as care is taken to leave the visible part undamaged when cutting out the old screen or removing the trim the windscreen adhesive is so good it will bond even damaged trim and can be held securely.

One problem with reusing trim is when attempting to refit it will often be found to be too short. Contaminants from the atmosphere and UV exposure does tend to alter the properties of plastic. Once the trim has been removed shrinkage can sometimes be severe and rapid.

Windscreen water leaks should be none-existent with bonded screens but when windscreens must be replaced the fitters usually manage to scratch the paintwork in the screen recess and have no time or will to repaint. The adhesive bead rarely covers the exposed steel and as the trim is not designed to keep water out rust soon begins to attack and eventually destroys part of the windscreen bond and even sometimes eats through the steel into the windscreen pillar or roof.

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It really helps if you are specific about where it's leaking.

If it's in the windshield, your best bet is have one of the outfits that replaces windshields mobile, come by and pull the windshield and then reglue it.

What often happens is if you have like a flat, your car will be jacked up just to lift that one tire. Cars are all unibody now and it can flex the body and cause the glue that's holding the windshield in place to pop loose. I had that happen. No amount of goop you put on the outside is going to seal it again, I know from personal experience. There's too much trim in the way on the outside and inside. If you like the car and want to keep it, seal that soon or the interior will be trashed in no time.

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Windshield leaks are very difficult to stop. Not even pros can get it right all the time.

There is a silicone windshield sealant (Pep Boys) which has a consistency allowing it to "run" down into the holes / cracks -- sometimes this works sometimes it doesn't.

Yes, windshield trim will need to be removed...

And, yes, the light fixture should come off from top of vehicle, and "standard" silicone caulk can be used around that fixture to stop leaks.

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please rate if this helps. Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1995 Thunderbird, Cougar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION The interior trim component Removal and Installation procedures generally apply to all models. If some of the steps do not apply to the particular models being serviced, proceed to the next step. Trim Panels, Door Removal and Installation
  1. ssd~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Do not pry front door trim panel (23942). Prying on front door trim panel will break the hook retainers.
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Item Part Number Description 1 23713 Front Door Trim Panel Finish Panel 2 17B676 Outside Rear View Mirror Control 3 14028 Door Lock Switch 4 55928-S55 Screw (5 Req'd) 5 14529 Window Regulator Control Switch 6 23942 Front Door Trim Panel
  1. Disconnect wires from front door lock switches (14017), outside rear view mirror controls (17B676) and window regulator control switches (14529) , if equipped; remove front door trim panel finish panel.
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    Item Part Number Description 1 20124 Front Door 2 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 3 383356-S100 Nut (2 Req'd Each Side) 4 56903-S58 Screw (2 Req'd Each Side)
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