There is no need to introduce to you that the Toyota Corolla car is one of the most sorts after Toyota products in the market after Tesla in the recent ranking in the world market value. There are some criteria to put into consideration when you want to buy a car. The durability, fuel consumption, maintenance, availability of spare parts, and many more. This is all you will enjoy using Toyota corolla products. Not limited to that though, you should also consider access to a mechanic to help you fix it when the car develops faults when you want to choose a car to buy. Finding the right auto-shop to fix your car when it develops some fault is a criterion to consider when buying a car. you would not want to buy a car that you will have to ship outside your region to fix it. That is one of the few benefits of using Toyota products. However, here today, you will learn from my personal experience on how to replace Toyota Corolla 2009/2010/2011/2012 LE Window seal.
The LE is the limited edition and a lot prefer the limited edition to the CE. The functionality is different and the LE is an improved version of the Toyota Corolla CE. However, before we proceed to how to replace Toyota Corolla 2009 window seal it’s expedient to know exactly what the function of the window seal and why you need a replacement when it’s no longer functioning.
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What is Toyota Corolla Window Seal?
The Toyota Corolla window seal is a rubber located outside the window to protect dust and water from entering through the window and holding the car windows firm. The window seal also called the Weatherstrip Window Seal Car protects and solves problems of leaking and shaking of windows and rattle.
Where to Buy Toyota Corolla 2009 Window Seal
If you prefer to do online shopping you should consider Amazon, eBay, and AliExpress to order for your Toyota car Window seal replacement. In your order, you will receive 4 pieces with measured 95cm and 97cm respectively.
However, you can also get the windows seal for your Corolla 2009 in Toyota local shops around you.
How to Clean your Window Dust
If you ply dusty environments there is a possibility that you will have a lot of dust when you open the car door cover. If this is not cleaned off it can scratch the car windows which I experienced before I decided to replace the car window seal. So, for this, I’d advise you to take a step further to clean those dust off your car. If you cannot do that yourself you should consider talking to an expert to help remove the car door inner lock, clean the dust before you install the new window seal.
How to Replace Toyota Corolla 2009 Window Seal
The procedure below is what you need to do to replace your Toyota Corolla window seal. This works for Toyota Corolla 2009/2010/2011 and 2012.
- Tilt the end of the window seal above the car door handle.
- Use your screwdriver to push the seal up.
- Pull the window seal averagely to open the lock under the side mirror.
- Pull the seal to unlock it from the other end
- Remove the 95cm long Toyota Corolla 2009.
- Insert the new seal to move under the side mirror.
- Clip it under the mirror and lay the seal flat.
- Press the seal to lock.
Now, you have to repeat the same process above to other locations. That is, the back doors weatherstrip window seal