Question - How do you fix a convertible window?

Answered by: Roger Parker  |  Category: General  |  Last Updated: 28-06-2022  |  Views: 1040  |  Total Questions: 7

The estimates we got for replacing the top ran from $900 to $1500. I'll show you how to replace your top for... $300. (Prices may vary for your model. Rear Power Windows (Convertible Only) The rear quarter windows are operated by a single switch located at the driver's door window controls. Press and hold the switch to open the windows. Pull up and hold the switch to close the windows. How to Repair the Vinyl Window on a Convertible Top Clean the vinyl to remove any buildup along its surface. Cut off any loose vinyl pieces within the tear to make it perfectly round, or square, for a better, cleaner looking repair. Measure the size of the tear. Cut the patch to twice the size of the tear. Paint a thick layer of adhesive onto one side of the patch. very good glue. like super glue only better. no expansion like "Gorilla Glue". Position the top in a half-up position so the material is relaxed and the seam is accessible from the outside and inside behind the headliner.

https://allstar-glass.com/windshield-leaking-heres-what-to-do/

Seal it Up First, take off your windshield's exterior trim, and use paint thinner or another adhesive remover to clean the area under and around the seal. Then, dry the area, and apply brand-new sealant to your windshield beneath the seal. Finally, smooth any rough areas using an index card.

http://www.autos.com/auto-repair/how-to-repair-a-convertible-top

How to Repair a Convertible Top Tools and Materials Needed: Upholstery thread, similar color to your top. Step 1: Sew the Wound. Start sewing the tear. Step 2: Glue the Seam. Using your fabric adhesive or Gorilla Glue, glue the seam. Step 3: Apply the Canvas. Cut the marine canvas to the cover the tear. Step 4: Sew the Inside.

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https://www.topsonline.com/blog/convertible-tops/care-maintenance/how-to-repair-your-convertible-top

Repairing a convertible top is not as easy as stitches and patches. So that's one of the reasons you see convertible tops with duct tape instead of patches -- there just isn't an adhesive that does the job well. So you'll need to use something to seal your tear and hold the patch and that's why people use stitching.

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/convertibles/688124-tinting-convertible-rear-window.html

The only real way to tint a plastic back window is using that spray stuff people use on tail lights. Probably won't look good though. Most tint shops won't tint plastic windows because the film won't have the same effect as on glass windows.

https://www.extremeterrain.com/how-to-clean-your-plastic-jeep-windows.html

The easiest way to clean your Jeep plastic windows is to use mild dishwashing liquid and warm water and a soft clean terry cloth. Rinse them well and dry with a soft clean terry cloth. Apply a protectant to extend the life of your plastic/vinyl windows.

https://www.gearaid.com/blogs/learn/jeep-soft-top-repairs

STEP 1: Clean both sides of the repair area with isopropyl alcohol. This will remove any dirt, residue or body oils which may prevent a good bond. STEP 2: Trim any fraying edges with scissors. STEP 3: Apply a piece of Tenacious Tape over the rip, tear or hole.