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Windshield Repair 101 - Making the Repair

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Windshield Repair 101 - Repair Instructions - Pg 2
Windshield Repair 101
  1) Course Introduction - Pg 1
  2) Course Introduction - Pg 2
  3) Parts List - Pg 1
  4) Parts List - Pg 2
  5) Parts List - Pg 3
  6) Directions for Use
  7) Making the Repair - Pg 1
  8) Making the Repair - Pg 2
  9) Making the Repair - Pg 3




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Windshield Repair 101 - Making the Repair
Learn how to repair windshields with our free course on Windshield Repair. Know which Windshield Repair Kits are available and which kits fit your repair needs.

Be informed by seeing a comparison of the kits and processes before you begin, and be able to determine whether a windshield can be repaired or needs to be replaced.

These kits are used to repair bullseye, spider web, star, chip, and combination windshield damage. Some kits can repair cracks. See kit comparison chart for specifics.

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Making the Repair:

  1. Install Pedestal
    Peel the backing off the top side of the adhesive disc. Carefully line up the pedestal with the adhesive disc making sure that the tab points upward and lines up with the tab on the adhesive disc.

    Starting at one edge, firmly press the pedestal against the disc working across the disc making sure that there are no air bubbles between the pedestal and the adhesive disk.

  2. Deposit Resin in Pedestal
    To open resin tube; remove cap from the resin tube, and away from painted surfaces carefully cut off approximately 1/8 inch of the tube tip.

    Place tip of resin tube 1/4 inch into the pedestal opening and carefully squeeze to add about 3/4 of the resin into pedestal. When finished, carefully remove resin tube from the pedestal. Wipe residual resin from tip, and replace cap on resin tube.

    Save the remaining resin for later use later in the process.

  3. Attach Syringe to Pedestal
    With the plunger pushed all the way into syringe, carefully and firmly twist the tip of the syringe into the pedestal opening. Note; the fit between syringe and pedestal must be air tight.

  4. Use Vacuum to Pull Air From Damage
    While holding the syringe with one hand, gently pull plunger with the other hand until the lowest indention on the plunger is above the spring clip. Lock the plunger into this indention by turning the plunger until the indent is on spring clip. The spring clip will hold the plunger in its current position.

    Allow assembly to sit for 10 minutes to allow air trapped in the cracks to escape before going to the next step.

  5. Pressurize Assemble
    To remove the vacuum and allow air into syringe; temporarily disconnect the syringe from the pedestal by twisting and pulling the syringe at the same time. With plunger still locked in its current position, carefully and firmly twist the tip of the syringe back into the pedestal opening. Note: again the fit between syringe and pedestal must be air tight.

    While holding the syringe with one hand, gently push the plunger with the other hand until the upper indention on the plunger is below the spring clip. Lock the plunger into this indention by turning the plunger until the indent is under the spring clip. The spring clip will hold the plunger in its current position. The assembly is now pressurized.

    Allow assembly to sit pressurized for 20 minutes to force resin into the cracks before going to the next step.


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