Freelander Service Procedures
1. Carefully remove excess sealer from body
leaving a smooth surface.
2. Use a vacuum cleaner to clear away any waste.
3. Original glass: Carefully cut back old sealer to
obtain a smooth surface without damaging
obscuration band on glass.
4. Fit spacer blocks to body.
5. With assistance, locate screen to body.
6. Apply masking tape reference marks to aid
7. With assistance, remove screen and place
8. Clean frame and edge of screen with solvent.
Do not touch cleaned or primed surfaces
9. Apply etch primer to any bare metal on frame.
10. Apply bonding agent to screen and allow to
11. Apply primer over etch primer on frame.
12. Apply activator over old sealer on frame.
13. Allow activator to cure.
14. Fit pre-cut nozzle to sealer cartridge, remove lid
and shake out crystals, and install in applicator
Nozzle will need modification to achieve
required bead section.
15. Apply a continuous bead of sealer around edge
of frame as shown.
16. Check for breaks and air bubbles in sealer.
17. With assistance, lift screen into place and align
to screen supports and tape. Raise screen up
to roof on ratchet support blocks. Lightly press
glass to fully seat sealer.
18. Remove protective covers and tape.
19. Test sealer for leaks, apply additional sealer if
necessary. If water is used, allow sealer to dry
before testing. Spray water around glass and
check for leaks. Mark any area that leaks. Dry
glass and sealer then apply additional sealer.
20. Fit 'A' post upper trim casings.
21. Fit headlining retaining stud.
22. Fit sun visor retaining clips and sun visors.
23. Fit interior mirror.
24. Fit air intake panel.
A curing time of 6 hours is desirable, during
this time leave a window open and do not
slam the doors. If the car must be used,