Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Roof Sheet Metal Repairs Roof Panel (G1770876) - Removal

NOTE:

The roof panel is installed in conjunction with:

  • Windshield
  • Headliner
  • Front seat
  • Rear seat cushion
  • Side air curtain module
  • Roof moulding
  • Liftgate
  • Antenna

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. The roof panel is serviced as indicated.
  2. Before commencing this procedure make sure that you are aware of all Health and Safety requirements.

    For additional information, refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).

  3. For further information on the methods, tools and fixings used in this procedure refer to the body repairs - general information section.

NOTES:

  • Where self piercing rivets (SPR) removal is instructed use either the approved SPR tool or 5.3mm drill bit.
  • Any joints sealed as part of vehicle manufacture must be sealed as part of the repair.
  • Make sure that the roof studs are replaced when installing the roof panel.
  1. For additional information, refer to: Windshield Glass (501-11 Glass, Frames and Mechanisms, Removal and Installation).
  2. For additional information, refer to: Headliner (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  3. For additional information, refer to: Front Row Seat - Vehicles With: Power Seats (501-10 Seating, Removal and Installation).
  4. For additional information, refer to: Rear Seat (501-10 Seating, Removal and Installation).
  5. For additional information, refer to: Side Air Curtain Module (501- 20B Supplemental Restraint System, Removal and Installation).
  6. For additional information, refer to: Roof Moulding (501-08 Exterior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  7. For additional information, refer to: Liftgate (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation).
  8. For additional information, refer to: Roof Pod (415-01 Information and Entertainment System, Removal and Installation).
  9. Release and position the wiring harness to one side.
  10. Make sure that all remaining interior trim items are adequately covered to protect from falling adhesive on installation.
  11. Protect the paintwork of the upper body sides with appropriate tape or material.

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. Remove the roof studs as indicated.

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. Remove the SPR's as indicated.

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. Remove the SPR's as indicated.

CAUTION:

Care should be taken not to cut through into the inner reinforcements or roof bows.

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. Using a suitable cutting tool remove the bulk of the roof panel as indicated.

CAUTION:

This step requires the aid of another technician as the roof panel is heavy.

  1. Carefully separate the joints and remove the bulk of the old roof panel, also releasing the adhesive from the roof bows and reinforcements.

Roof sheet metal repairs roof panel (G1770876) - Removal

  1. Remove the SPR's as indicated.
  2. Carefully separate the joints and remove the remnants of the roof panel.

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