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Soft Top Latch/Cover Rattling 07-09 Mazda MX-5

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Download Soft Top Latch/Cover Rattling 07-09 Mazda MX-5 – REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Verify customer concern. 2. Remove the soft top latch cover. a. Using a plastic windshield setting tool or equivalent, half-disengage the soft top latch hook. NOTE: • Plastic Windshield Setting Tool (Part Number IS742 – available from Equalizer at 800-334- 1334) or similar available through a local supplier.• If a flat-tipped screwdriver is to be used, wrap the tip in tape to prevent damage to the soft top latch cover. Do not completely disengage the hook at this step yet. (Just half release the hook engage- ment.) • b. Using a plastic windshield setting tool or equivalent, remove the soft top latch cover hook holder from the soft top latch hook. – Right side: While strongly pushing the soft top latch cover inward, insert the fiber stick (or equivalent tool) as shown below, then pry down. – Left side: While strongly pushing the soft top latch cover inward, insert the fiber stick (or equivalent tool) as shown below, then pry downward. NOTE: • While strongly pushing the soft top latch cover inward, insert the fiber stick (or equivalent tool) as shown below, then pry downward. c. Remove the cover. 3. Attach felt pads to the soft top latch hooks, latch and cover.