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Power window The window on the driver's side dropped down. I removed the panel and it looks like a plastic clip has broken. The dealer said it all comes as one one piece regulator, too expensive. Is there another way to repair it?

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I have a 2004 V6 Pontiac Grand Am GT, the driver side power window will not go down. I can hear the motor running but nothing. Had someone take the panel off


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Is there any certain way to remove the driver's door panel


There's a few tools you'll need:
panel removal tool $7-$10 (forked)
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zip lock plastic bag
May need:
socket set
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remove any screws that are holding the panel or arm rests or anything else attached to the door (this is where the socket, allen or torx drivers may come in handy)
put all the small part in the plastic bag (use more than one to keep things straight, if you need to.)
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Hi the forward clip of y driver side mirror is completly broken im petrified to roll down my window bc its broken off the track 3 times and finally that part broke and im in the military and daily have to...


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Power window of front driver side door will not go beyond half


THis is common Too common. As I posted before.

It is broken and catching the window on the way up.

As I posted in the Passat questions.

The jetta may slightly differ.

Yes. If your window has fallen down and will not roll up.
99% Chance you car is suffering the Infamous VW plastic clip.

The door panel comes off With a T-10 torx or a Hex (Allen) wrench
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Remove the Plastic cover on the inside Door handle.
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Then remove the screws that hold the handle the the door.
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After the screws are out 4 I believe. The Use of a CLip tool ir best.
For getting behind the panel to pop it off. A screw driver will work.

After all the clips are released. Pull the light at the bottom of the panel down and out. Disconnect it ur push it back thought the hole it came from..

Now you need a 10mm socket, or wrench to remove the 12 bolts that hold the metal plate to the Door. Remove all the 10mm bolts, If the widow has not already fallen in the door. It should be released. By removing the Black 2" plugs. THe loosen the bolts that clamp the window the the arms. DO NOT LOOSEN THEM ALL the way, .
Disconect the all the wiring.. THe Door lock cable,can be a pain.
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Broken power window mechanism in the drivers door, on a 1993 Toyota Camry. How do you get the inside door panel off?


Remove the plastic screw covers at the forward edge of the door. Remove the 2 gold coloured screws.
Using a flat blade screwdriver, insert the blade above & below the locking thing at the door handle, pry up and down, top & bottom respectively. Slide & pull the handle out, remove the rod going to the handle.
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