Home Auto Repair 2012 Honda Civic Door Edge Guards Installation Instructions

2012 Honda Civic Door Edge Guards Installation Instructions

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Download Installation NOTE: • Door edge guards cannot be installed if the vehicle is already equipped with body side moldings. • If your customer also wants body side moldings (sold separately), install them after you install the door edge guards. • These instructions show the right door edge guard being installed. The same procedure applies to installing the left door edge guard. • Be careful not to damage the body paint finish. • Clean and wax the areas to be covered with a high- quality paste wax. • Identify each door edge guard by holding it up to the door and matching its contour with the door edge. 1. Gently place the right front door edge guard on the right front door in the position shown. 2. Using a felt-tip pen, mark the sealant at the top and bottom ending point of right door edge guard. 3. Remove the right door edge guard. 4. Position the cutting edge of the seam sealant cutting tool against the right door edge, and trim the seam sealant from mark to mark. The cutting tool cuts in only one direction. 5. Apply touch-up paint to the cut seam sealant area, and let it dry. 6. Position the right door edge guard on the right door edge, and align it with the marks made in step 2. 7. Starting at the character line, gently tap the right door edge guard into position with a series of light taps using a rubber mallet, then work up and down. Make sure the position of the right door edge guard is correct. Once in place, do not remove, reposition, …