Freedom Top™ Removal-How to remove the Jeep hardtop on 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JK)


let’s talk about how to let a little more of the great outdoors in by taking your 3-piece modular freedom top off after a couple of times you’ll be a pro at this but at first an extra pair of hands might come in real handy now the left panel must be removed before removing the right panel first fold down the Sun Visor and move it to the side turn the center l-shaped locks from the center of the roof panel and turn the rear l-shaped lock located above the shoulder belt Anchorage now turn the rear fastener knobs located on the overhead speaker bar assembly counterclockwise until they can be removed unlatch the header panel latch located to the top of the windshield and remove the panel to remove the right panel follow the same steps as the left panel to reinstall the front panels first make sure they are positioned properly to ensure sealing set the panels on the windshield frame so that there is no overhang also make sure that the panels are sitting flush with the body remember install the right panel first then the left panel now you can reinstall the panel’s using the same steps as removal just to reverse the order to remove the rear hardtop remove both front panels as we talked about before now open both doors on the four-door model you’ll need to remove the two Torx head screws that secure the hardtop at the b-pillar near the top of the door using a number 40 Torx head driver remove the 6 Torx head screws that secure the hardtop to the vehicle along the interior body side using a number 40 Torx head driver locate the wiring harness on the left rear inside corner of the vehicle to disconnect the wiring harness from the hardtop slide the red plastic tab up push the tab on the side of the connector and pull to disconnect then disconnect the rear window washer hose remove the hardtop from the vehicle and place it on a soft surface to prevent damage like I said earlier an extra pair of hands is very helpful to reinstall the hardtop use the same steps as removal just reverse the order remember though the our top must be positioned properly to ensure sealing also make sure that the hardtop is sitting flush with the body at the sides and check to ensure that there is a uniform gap between the lift glass and Hart top this video is not intended to take the place of your owner’s manual for complete details and other important safety information please see your owner’s information

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