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kdog

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The other day as I was driving down the highway I realized there was a long back piece of weather stripping flapping around the windshield. As I rolled down the window to grab it I watched it zip past me into the traffic and onto the ground. When I arrived home I checked out the windshield and saw the gap in photo below.

Is there a replacement I can purchase?

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Well, that was easy. Thanks!
 
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kdog, I just noticed you're also a Kailuan. :dpchug:

Lived here 56 of my 61 years. Even recognize the Kailua Professional Center parking stall in your pic. LOL
 
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kdog, I just noticed you're also a Kailuan. :dpchug:

Lived here 56 of my 61 years. Even recognize the Kailua Professional Center parking stall in your pic. LOL

Aloha! Too funny. :)
 
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The disappointing thing is thinking back I think this was cut from the factory. I remember there being a break in the piece and you can see the clean cut line where it split.
 
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Well, that was easy. Thanks!

Kdog, were you able to just buy the rubber strip that broke, or did you have to buy new A-pillar trim pieces??
 
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Neither, but I plan on doing the full TSB to take care of both the strip and the rattle. I just haven't done it yet. :-D

I'm also finding it near impossible to locate the clips I would need if I did it myself.
 
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Neither, but I plan on doing the full TSB to take care of both the strip and the rattle. I just haven't done it yet. :-D

I'm also finding it near impossible to locate the clips I would need if I did it myself.
Try a local Ford dealer if there is one near you.

Peter
 
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Yea, the dealer near me sells the clips for like $7 I think. Check with your dealer. :)
 
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The other day as I was driving down the highway I realized there was a long back piece of weather stripping flapping around the windshield. As I rolled down the window to grab it I watched it zip past me into the traffic and onto the ground. When I arrived home I checked out the windshield and saw the gap in photo below.

Is there a replacement I can purchase?

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Same thing happened to me. Did you find out if it could be replaced? This happened on both my driver & passenger side
 
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I finally got mine replaced. Took it to the dealer and they made sure to make it worth their time. They charged me almost 2x the cost of the parts and I had all four parts replaced. :confused:

The good news is no more rattling and I have molding on my windshield again!
 
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The other day as I was driving down the highway I realized there was a long back piece of weather stripping flapping around the windshield. As I rolled down the window to grab it I watched it zip past me into the traffic and onto the ground. When I arrived home I checked out the windshield and saw the gap in photo below.

Is there a replacement I can purchase?

IMG_3016.jpg
Same thing happened to me. Did you find out if it could be replaced? This happened on both my driver & passenger side
Thank you :)
 
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Mine did the same thing as the original poster today. Is the rubber molding attached to the inner piece that's under the A pillar appliqué? I can't seem to find this part, only the outer piece.
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Welcome to the Forum Mike.:wave:
I'm not sure if the pictures in the following thread may be of help. Explorer 'A' pillar replacement

Peter

Thank you! Those help quite a bit. It appears if I purchase both the outer and inner pieces that should be all I need? Seems like a pretty easy fix.
 
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