1. Windshield screws 93 yj

    Have 93 yj. Need to remove #40 star screws out of windshield hinge, the two in front. They just spin and donít come out. Need advice on how to remove and replace. Please donít tell me I have to remove dash. Thanks.

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    I don't know the particulars about your jeep but sometimes if you pry upward to put tension on it the screw will then be able to be removed - be careful with the paint.

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    Quote Originally Posted by mark sr View Post
    I don't know the particulars about your jeep but sometimes if you pry upward to put tension on it the screw will then be able to be removed - be careful with the paint.
    ill give that a try. Thanks.

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    You mean the interior windshield knob? You might have to get a wrench up behind the dash. But Iím just going off what my cj7 is like, and the parts diagram for a yj. Good luck!


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    Windshield screws 93 yj

    The bolts are fastened to nutserts welded into the frame. If they broke loose you have to cut into the frame to put a wrench on them or weld them back in.
    But trying pry pressure mentioned above you will want to soak with penetrating oil and heat. They used blue loctite on mine and heating made it easier to break loose.


    If you striped the star bolt either drill out or weld in a cheap hex socket.

    Starting on one not stripped. Use a hardened socket driver with sharp edges. Many come rounded and they strip easily. Chip and Clean the paint out of the bolt where the star socket goes. Heat the socket red hot with a touch. Then impact remove.

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    Here is a decent video just showing all the steps...


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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    Thanks. Itís the two screws on the bottom part of the hinge Iím having trouble with.

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    Thanks

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    Re: Windshield screws 93 yj

    Quote Originally Posted by IanJeep View Post
    Thanks. Itís the two screws on the bottom part of the hinge Iím having trouble with.
    Inside on the dash or outside on the cowl?

    Pics help.


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