How to replace the connecting strip at both sides of the windshield


Asked by Oct 07, 2014 at 09:28 AM about the 1997 Volkswagen Passat 4 Dr TDi Turbodiesel Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a Passat 1997 TDI 1.9, the connecting strip are old and broken, I bought a new one
and I need to know how to take out the old one and put instead the new one

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For $50.00 I had a independent glass guy do the job like that a few years ago. I suggest you do the same. No leaking problems come this winter.

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