(2) Remove the gasket retaining strip. If undamaged, keep the retaining strip for installation.
(3) Cut and remove the damaged portion of the gasket.
(a) The replacement portion of gasket material must be a minimum of 12 inches (30.5 cm) long with a
minimum 12 inches (30.5 cm) between full profile joints in the gasket.
(b) The cut area should have straight edges and square corners.
(c) If the damage extends along the door edge to the corner of the door, cut along the 45 degree angle
seam fused by the manufacturer.
(4) Remove any adhesive from the exposed door edge.
(5) Check the exposed door edge for corrosion. If necessary, clean the door edge with a grinding disc and
then prime and top coat the repaired area.
(6) Measure the length of replacement gasket required and cut it to length.
(a) If the replacement section extends to a corner of the door, cut that end of the gasket at a 45
(b) It is important that the section mate exactly with the remaining gasket without any gaps.
Adhesives will not fill voids.