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How-to » Body & Interior » Glass & Mirrors » How to Replace a Window Regulator with Motor
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Window Regulator with Motor

PARTS
  • Window Regulator
TOOLS
  • Screwdriver
  • Trim Panel Removal Tool
STEPS
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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Remove the door handles and switches. Carefully remove the door trim panel.
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2
Remove the vapor barrier.
3
Disconnect the glass from window regulator.
4
Tape the glass to door frame. The glass should not require removal.
5
Disconnect the electrical connector from the window motor.
6
Remove the window regulator mounting bolts. Slide the window regulator with motor out through the interior access opening of the door.
7
Install the new window regulator with motor and tighten the mounting bolts.
8
Reconnect the electrical connector to the window motor.
9
Install the window back onto the window regulator.
10
Re-install the vapor barrier.
11
Re-install the door trim panel, handles and switches.
12
Test the power window for proper operation by rolling the window up and down in complete cycles for proper testing.
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