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Removing chrome trim by windows

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by drewbaumann, Jun 2, 2018.

  1. drewbaumann

    drewbaumann Member

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    Does anyone know how to remove the chrome trim by the windows? Mine are not aligned correctly and I would like to do a quick adjustment.
     
  2. drewbaumann

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    So I'm a problem solver so I just figured I would take a look at it and figure it out.

    Heres how you do it

    1) Open your door.
    2) Locate where the trim meets the door frame
    3) Gently, but firmly lift and work your way down until you can remove the trim.

    Putting it back on is basically the same in reverse. You line up the trim with the frame, get it on the rail, and start pushing firmly down.


    Hopefully this helps someone in the future!
     
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  3. mekberg

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    Any idea how to remove the above-door trim? I stupidly put a small gouge in mine and I wonder how much it's going to cost to fix/replace.
     
  4. drewbaumann

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    I didn't look! Might be similar.
     
  5. justalexio

    justalexio New Member

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    If you haven’t figured it out by now.. the trim above the window actually “pops” off toward the front window, pop that up, the end towards the rear window just slides away. But after removing the rubber seal, there’ll be a few screws actually holding the chrome piece in place.
     
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