Rear Door Channel Tape Replacement


1.The following tools are required to replace the door channel tape:

  • Plastic squeegee
  • Alcohol
  • Sponge or shop towel
  • Hair dryer

2.Remove these items:

3.Slowly peel up the old door channel tape while heating it with a hair dryer.

4.Clean the door channel bonding surface with a sponge dampened in alcohol. After cleaning, keep oil, grease, and water from getting on the surface.

5.Attach the door channel tape.

-1 Peel the edge of the adhesive backing from the channel tape.
-2 Fit the door channel tape to the door channel.
-3 Apply the door channel tape to the door channel while peeling the adhesive backing from it a little at a time. Check that the channel tape is parallel with the door channel.
-4 Push firmly on the door channel tape with a plastic squeegee (felt side).

NOTE: To prevent air bubbles, slowly press the door channel tape around the door frame corner.

6.As necessary, repeat the preceding steps.

7.Reinstall all remaining removed parts.

8.Check that the body color on the door channel is covered by the door channel tape.

9.Check for water leaks.

Attachment Point (Reference)