Nissan Versa
 Sedan Service Manual
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Roof side molding

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Exploded View

1. Roof side molding 2. Roof side molding clip 3. Roof panel 4. Body side outer panel

Removal and Installation


1. Release roof side molding clip using a suitable tool (A).

: Clip

CAUTION: Apply protective tape (B) on body to protect the painted surface from damage.


2. Remove roof side molding, starting from the front of vehicle and moving toward the rear.

CAUTION: Do not pull the roof side molding with too much force.


Installation is in the reverse order of removal.



1. Remove roof side molding.

2. Heat adhesive tape interface using a dryer and then peel roof side molding clips (body side) using a suitable tool.

CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the body.


1. Clean tape removed surface with a shop cloth soaked in white gasoline or IPA.

2. Use two-part epoxy adhesive.

Adhesive : 3M-weld DP-100 or equivalent

3. Apply adhesive evenly to clip tape surface.

Thickness : Approximately 0.5 mm (0.020 in)

4. Position applied parts to the proper location, and then sufficiently press-fit until the adhesive protrudes to tape side.

Press-fit limit : 19.6 N (2.0 Kg - 4.41 lb) × 2 seconds

5. Tape clips after press fit, and temporarily hold it for specified time based on the following.

5 to 10 C (41 to 50 F) : 1 hour or more

11 to 23 C (52 to 73 F) : 30 minutes or more

24 C or more (75 F or more) : 15 minutes or more

6. Install roof side molding from rear of vehicle to front, in this order after temporarily holding.


  • Use double-sided tape after hardening for clips.
  • Securely insert molding rear end cap onto roof rear end cutout (installation standard).
  • When installing roof side molding of windshield portion, check that molding fastener is securely inserted and then press in.
  • Do not wash the vehicle within 24 hours so as to keep adhesive dry.
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