Home Auto Repair How to Install the Roof Rails on a 2018 Honda Ridgeline

How to Install the Roof Rails on a 2018 Honda Ridgeline

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Download 2018 Honda Ridgeline Roof Rails Installation Instructions – 1. Attach a piece of masking tape on the vehicle panel and one on the left roof molding in the center. Using a felt-tip pen, draw a line in the center on each piece of masking tape so they are in a straight line. 2. Using a plastic trim tool, carefully remove the left roof molding. 3. Remove the three molding clips from either the left roof molding or the roof stud bolts. 4. Remove any excess sealant from the four roof stud bolts. 5. Remove the left roof molding cover from the left roof molding. 6. Using a felt-tip pen, mark the left roof molding as shown.

7. While wearing eye protection, use an air saw to cut the left roof molding at the two marks made in step 6. Remove any burrs. 8. Install the three new molding clips to the left roof molding. 9. Remove the roof molding cover clip and install the new roof molding cover clip into the left roof molding cover as shown. NOTE: Make sure to install the new roof molding cover clip in the correct orientation. 10. Install the left roof molding cover and left roof molding with the three molding clips and one roof molding cover clip. Align the marks made in step 1 on the vehicle panel and left roof molding.