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Land Rover Discovery: Windshield Glass (G1805070) / Removal and Installation

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / Body / Glass, Frames and Mechanisms / Windshield Glass (G1805070) / Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

Refer to: Plenum Chamber (412-01 Climate Control, Removal and Installation).

NOTE:

The procedure must be carried out on both sides.

Refer to: 'A' Pillar Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).

Refer to: Interior Rear View Mirror (501-09 Rear View Mirrors, Removal and Installation).

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

NOTE:

The procedure must be carried out on both sides.

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

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Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

WARNING:

Wear safety goggles and protective gloves.

CAUTIONS:

  • Protect the surrounding paintwork to avoid damage.
  • Protect the surrounding components.
  • Protect the surrounding components.

NOTE:

Windshield glass shown removed for clarity.

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

  • Cut between points 3 and 4, use a WK1S blade, reverse cut with the flat side against the body.
  • Cut the bottom corner at points 3 and 4, use a WK1S blade.
  • Cut between points 4 and 1, use a WK24ZRS blade against the body and a WK11B controller arm set to 26mm cut depth.
  • Cut between points 3 and 2, use a WK24ZRS blade against the body and a WK11B controller arm set to 26mm cut depth.
  • Cut between points 5 and 6, use a WK24RS.
  • Cut between points 1 and 2, use a WK1S blade, reverse cut with the flat side against the windshield glass and a WK11B controller arm set to 26mm cut depth.
  • Cut the top corner at points 1 and 2, use a WK1S blade.
  • Cut any adhesive from the windshield to allow removal, use a WK1S blade.

WARNING:

Eye protection must be worn.

With assistance, remove the windshield glass.

INSTALLATION

CAUTION:

Make sure that the mating faces are clean and free of foreign material.

Prepare the window glass, window glass flange and trimmed PU adhesive in accordance with the instructions included with the PU adhesive kit.

WARNING:

This step requires the aid of another technician.

CAUTIONS:

  • Make sure that the component is correctly located on the locating dowels.
  • Make sure that equal pressure is applied to the full length of the component.

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

  • With assistance, install the window glass.
  • Lightly press the window glass to seat the sealer.
  • Secure the windshield glass in position using tape.
  • If the ambient temperature falls below 10 degrees C, apply warm air (25 degrees C) continuously for 15 minutes.

CAUTION:

Make sure that no excess sealant residue is evident.

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

  • If water is used as a means for the leak check, then allow sealant to dry before testing.
  • Spray water around the windshield glass, mark any area that leaks. Dry the windshield glass and sealant before applying additional sealant.

NOTE:

The procedure must be carried out on both sides.

Windshield glass (G1805070) removal and installation

NOTE:

If a new windscreen is fitted, the image processing control module (IPCM) must be calibrated using the approved diagnostic equipment.

  • To install reverse the removal procedure.

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