Originally Posted by CeloNC
I have a 1970 Sovereign
and need to replace the window pane in the rear (bathroom window). This is an "in sash" window pane with no easy way to remove it. What is the best way to take the frame apart so I can put in a new pane? Thanks!
You do not have to take the window apart.
Remove the 2 window lift arms from the brackets that are on the side of the window sash.
Then, from the outside, lift the window from the bottom, so the the bottom is now on the top.
At that point, the sash and glass will fall out from it's hinge.
The hinge is like a double J.
Obtain a new window and reverse install it.
It takes 2 people to install the window, so that you do not damage the "hinge".
Have one person on each side of the window, with the bottom at the top, carefully engage the hinges, which will require an inward push at the middle of the hinge.
If not engage properly, the hinges will be damaged when you lower the window.
Other than that, it takes about 30 seconds, if that long, to inastall the window.
Lastly, reattach the window lift arms.