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Front driver side window fell, won't stay up

What holds it up? the motor runs, i've taken the door panel apart and unbolted the motor assembly from the door. I can see how the window is attached to an assembly which is attached to the track that the window moves along, but can't figure out what is supposed to keep it in the up position. i also have a picture of the p/w regualtor w/ motr for front door drvr side, for '00 to '03. is there a braking/locking mechanism that is supposed to engage when the window is rolled up? can you help?

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The cable or a piece of th regulator assembly has broken...only repair is to replace the assembly

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Fig. View of inner door frame and window regulator assembly

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Fig. Installing the door glass regulator



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Fig.

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    Fig. Unfasten the bolts (1) and remove window regulator

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Fig. By removing window regulator motor, gearing shifts, it is not centered

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      Fig. For replacement part carrier assemblies, the gearing is secured in place with a cable tie (1)

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(see Figure 8 - click over pic for zoom)
  1. Remove window regulator switch housing.
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Fig. 8: Door trim panel-1989-92 models
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  1. Working through the holes, remove the 3 motor and drive-to-regulator attaching bolts. Remove the motor and drive from the door.
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