Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Front door outer belt weatherstrip. Front door glass run channel weatherstrip. Front door opening weatherstrip

Jeep Cherokee (XJ) 1984 - 2001 Service Manual > Body > Body component service > Removal and installation > Front door outer belt weatherstrip. Front door glass run channel weatherstrip. Front door opening weatherstrip

Front door outer belt weatherstrip

REMOVAL

(1) Roll window down.

(2) Using a trim stick, pry up the rear outer corner of the weatherstrip.

(3) Lift the weatherstrip up to separate from the door (Fig. 32).

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the weatherstrip on the door.

(2) Push weatherstrip down to seat onto door.

Front door glass run channel weatherstrip

REMOVAL

(1) Remove door trim panel.

(2) Remove waterdam.

(3) Starting at rear corner, peel weatherstrip from around door frame.

INSTALLATION

(1) Install the weatherstrip in the following sequence:

  •  Press weatherstrip into upper rear corner.
  •  Press weatherstrip into lower front corner.
  •  Work/press the weatherstrip upward and to the upper front corner, seat the weatherstrip into the channel.
  •  Continue working/pressing the weatherstrip into the channel along the upper window frame.
  •  Press weatherstrip into lower rear corner.
  •  Work/press the weatherstrip upward and to the upper rear corner, seat the weatherstrip into the channel.
  •  Press the weatherstrip to seat into the front lower glass run channel.

(2) As applicable, move upward and forward evenly until the weatherstrip seal is fully seated in the channel.

(3) Install waterdam.

(4) Install door trim panel.

Front door opening weatherstrip

REMOVAL

(1) Remove A-pillar trim panel.

(2) Remove B-pillar upper trim panel.

(3) Remove cowl side trim panel.

(4) Remove inner scuff plate.

(5) Remove B-pillar lower trim panel.

(6) Grasp seal and separate from door opening.

Fig. 33 Door Opening Weatherstrip
Fig. 33 Door Opening Weatherstrip

1 - FRONT DOOR SEAL
2 - A PILLAR
3 - SECONDARY DOOR SEAL
4 - FRONT DOOR SEAL
5 - REAR DOOR SEAL
6 - ENDS MEET AT CENTERLINE
7 - A PILLAR

INSTALLATION

(1) Position weatherstrip at corners.

(2) Move upward and around edge of door opening.

Seat seal on flange.

(3) When installing a door opening weatherstrip seal, start at the door sill center line.

(4) Move upward and around the perimeter of the door opening and seat the weatherstrip on the flange (Fig. 34).

(5) Install cowl side trim panel.

(6) Install inner scuff plate.

(7) Install B-pillar lower trim panel.

(8) Install B-pillar upper trim panel.

(9) Install A-pillar trim panel.

Fig. 34 Door Opening Weatherstrip
Fig. 34 Door Opening Weatherstrip

1 - VENT HOLES
2 - VENT HOLES
3 - FINISH
4 - START
5 - FINISH
6 - START
7 - B-PILLAR
8 - SEAL
9 - REAR DOOR WEATHERSTRIP SEAL
10 - FRONT DOOR WEATHERSTRIP SEAL
11 - FLANGE
12 - SEAL
13 - FLANGE

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