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Northernguy 11-17-2012 03:26 PM

Installing rear liftgate bottom seal?
 
My 2004 Rubicon leaks due to a worn out bottom seal on the rear liftgate. The dealer wanted more than $200 for a piece of plastic and rubber, so I ordered that part online. But, it didn't come with any instructions. Anyone have any tips on installing a new assembly. The old one seems like it's glued on, but I can't see inside. So, I don't really know what I'm working with. Thanks for any help.

ta2240 11-18-2012 12:32 AM

Hope this is not too late.

I just shoved a screwdriver between the glass and plastic piece and broke it apart. I then used a razor to get the old glue off. When you put it back on use glass glue, the stuff that windshields are installed with.

Northernguy 11-18-2012 02:20 PM

Thanks. I was thinking along those lines, but thought I'd check to see if there was a "cleaner" option. Sounds like there is not. Here goes.


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