Adjustable Top Loop (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 2005100120051001

Remove

  1. Open both LH doors and lower both LH windows.
  2. Move the LH front seat fully forward.
  3. Release the clips that attach the LH upper B-pillar trim to the vehicle.
    Tip: Release the clips at the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim first, and then release the clips at the top of the trim.
  4. Set the LH upper B-pillar trim aside.
  5. Remove and discard the patchbolt that attaches the upper D-ring to the B-pillar.
  6. Remove the bolt that attaches the adjustable top loop to the B-pillar.
    Note: The patchbolt is permanently attached to the adjustable top loop.
  7. Pull the top of the adjustable top loop away from the B-pillar, and then slide upwards to remove the adjustable top loop from the vehicle.
1Open both LH doors and lower both LH windows.
2Move the LH front seat fully forward.
3Release the clips that attach the LH upper B-pillar trim to the vehicle.
Tip: Release the clips at the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim first, and then release the clips at the top of the trim.
4Set the LH upper B-pillar trim aside.
5Remove and discard the patchbolt that attaches the upper D-ring to the B-pillar.
6Remove the bolt that attaches the adjustable top loop to the B-pillar.
Note: The patchbolt is permanently attached to the adjustable top loop.
7Pull the top of the adjustable top loop away from the B-pillar, and then slide upwards to remove the adjustable top loop from the vehicle.

Install

  1. Position the adjustable top loop on the B-pillar, and then install the new patchbolt that attaches the adjustable top loop to the B-pillar.
    Torque 20 Nm
  2. Install the new patchbolt that attaches the upper D-ring to the B-pillar.
    Torque 20 Nm
  3. Lower the adjustable top loop to align it with the LH upper B-pillar trim.
  4. Insert the top portion of the LH upper B-pillar trim under the headliner to align the clips, and then press the bottom of the trim to fully engage all of the clips.
    Note: Make sure the rubber door seals completely overlap the trim.
1Position the adjustable top loop on the B-pillar, and then install the new patchbolt that attaches the adjustable top loop to the B-pillar.
Torque 20 Nm
2Install the new patchbolt that attaches the upper D-ring to the B-pillar.
Torque 20 Nm
3Lower the adjustable top loop to align it with the LH upper B-pillar trim.
4Insert the top portion of the LH upper B-pillar trim under the headliner to align the clips, and then press the bottom of the trim to fully engage all of the clips.
Note: Make sure the rubber door seals completely overlap the trim.