8.3.1. Removal and installation of the sensor of a rain

NOTE
At removal of the sensor of a rain there is a damage of a film. Therefore before installation it should be replaced.

Fig. 8.82. Windshield components: 1 – windshield; 2 – glue roller; 3 – buffer of 5 pieces; 4 – keder; 5 – a cover of the water taking away box



Removal of the sensor of a rain
The rear-view mirror has to be removed.

Fig. 8.83. Rain sensor components


Remove brackets 3 from a fixing plate of 1 leg of a mirror (fig. 8.83).
Disconnect the rain sensor socket.
Take out the rain sensor from a mirror leg.
At the same time on a windshield remains pasted a film from the sensor.
If former glass is established, completely remove a film from glass.
Clear a surface by means of a cleaner of D 009 401 04.

Installation of the sensor of a rain

Fig. 8.84. Removal of a film from the surface of the sensor of a rain


If necessary remove the film remains from the sensor of a rain (fig. 8.84).

NOTE
If the former sensor of a rain is installed, then act as follows.

In addition clear a surface by means of a cleaner of D 009 401 04.

ATTENTION
On the surface of the sensor there should not be film remains.


Fig. 8.85. Removal of silicone paper


Remove silicone paper from a film of the sensor (fig. 8.85).
The transparent protective film at first remains on a sensor film as supportive application.

Fig. 8.86. Laying of a protective film


Arrange a sensor film by means of a transparent protective film on the sensor of a rain (fig. 8.86).

Fig. 8.87. Pressing of a protective film


Press a film, as shown in the figure 8.87 in the direction of an arrow, to the sensor of a rain and smooth bubbles.

Fig. 8.88. Removal of a protective film


After that remove a transparent protective film from a film of the sensor (fig. 8.88).
Spray a sensor film on all surface a cleaner of D 009 401 04 and insert the sensor into a mirror leg.

ATTENTION
For excellent job of the sensor of a rain on the surface of contact with a windshield there should not be foreign inclusions and bubbles.

Establish an assembly bracket of the sensor on a mirror leg.