Dashboard is separating by front windshield, needs adhesive applied where vinyl attaches to metal. How do you remove the vinyl part in order to apply the adhesive?
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2001 Buick LeSabre Question: Dashboard
Answer #1todays tech December 03, 2010, 19:41Journeyman
I had the same problem with the same car. I tried to glue and used over a hundred pounds of weights to hold down, let sit for four days. First day in the sun and it pealed back up but looked way worse due to the streched glue. I ended up removing the dash and riviting the pad down, has held but does not look the best, the actual dash had shrunk back about an inch and a half.
Replylcfield, December 04, 2010, 05:44Rookie
Thanks for the response. It might be best just to leave it alone. I can't even figure out where to begin removing the dash. I did take it to the dealer, but of course they wanted to replace the entire dashboard for $1250.00. If I could get the vinyl part off, I might be able to snap it back on correctly. I'm pretty sure the dashboard wasn't properly snapped together on the assembly line. Thanks again for your help.
Replyjrj118, August 24, 2014, 06:22Rookie
IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED PLEASE EMAIL ME AT email@example.com. I will send pictures an info on how I fixed mine for $150.00.
Thanks, Jim J
Answer #2Visitor, March 20, 2011, 19:05
there is a site you can go to and find dash mats for cars it is dashmat.com
Answer #3jrj118 June 15, 2014, 07:02Rookie
I fixed mine for $150.00. If interested contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org I will send info and pictures. JJ
Replylostman, June 23, 2014, 20:55Rookie
I want to know how you repaired the dashboard for $150.00 dollars contact me at email@example.com
Replyjrj118, June 24, 2014, 06:26Rookie
I have sent an email to you with the information. Pl ease confirm that you have received it. Thanks, JJ
Replygreatjob, June 25, 2014, 13:20Rookie
Very timely for me to see this answer. I have a 2001 LeSabre that has the same problem.
Hey James I just emailed you and hope you can send me the pictures and the directions.
All the best!
Replyjrj118, June 26, 2014, 05:49Rookie
Info is on the way. JJ
ReplyMannysaap, August 23, 2014, 09:09Rookie
Hello, thanks for your post, I would like the same info if possible. I'm trying to maKe my mom happy, she loves this car.
Replybdfromsd, September 12, 2014, 16:18Rookie
I emailed you also.
I want to make it stop pulling away and have it look respectable.
A few years ago, the buick dealership did something for it and it was OK for a few years.
They are closed now and I could not find out what they did.
Thank you so much in advance.