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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Roof side molding

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  1. Roof side molding
  2. Roof side molding clip
  3. Roof panel
  4. Body side outer panel
  5. Adhesive tape

Removal and installation

REMOVAL

ROOF SIDE MOLDING

  1. Release roof side molding rear side clip, using a suitable tool (A).

Front Clip


CAUTION: Front


CAUTION:

Apply protective tape (B) on body to protect the painted surface from damage.


  1. Pull up roof side molding from rear end to front end.

CAUTION: Front


CAUTION:

Use care when pulling the roof side molding to avoid damaging.


  1. Release windshield molding and clip at the front end of roof side molding, then remove while pulling toward vehicle rear.

: Clip


REMOVAL OF ROOF SIDE MOLDING CLIPS


REMOVAL OF ROOF SIDE MOLDING CLIPS

Heat adhesive tape using a heat gun and peel roof side molding clips (body side) using a suitable tool.

CAUTION:

Be careful not to damage the body.

INSTALLATION

  1. Clean tape removed surface with isopropyl alcohol or equivalent.
  2. Use two-part epoxy adhesive.

Adhesive : 3M-weld DP–100 or equivalent

  1. Apply adhesive evenly to clip tape surface.

Thickness : Approximately 0.5 mm (0.020 in)

  1. Position applied parts to the proper location, and then sufficiently press-fit until the adhesive protrudes to tape side.

Press-fit limit : 19.6 N× 2 seconds

  1. Tape roof side molding clips after press fit and temporarily hold it for specified time based on the following.

5 to 10В°C (41 to 50В°F) : 1 hour or more

11 to 23В°C (52 to 73В°F) : 30 minutes or more

24В°C or more (75В°F or more) : 15 minutes or more

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