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Remove and replace driver window regulator

How do I remove the window motor so that I can replace it. which panels do I need to remove and how, without breaking anything.

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    Remove and replace driver window motor. We have a 2001 Legacy.

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Ajkill
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SOURCE: My 2003 Forester driver side window wont work.

You need power window regulator as the cable of the regulator is out its place ,

  1. Remove the gusset cover.
  2. Pull up the inner door handle cover toward you to remove the upper hook. Pull down it to remove the lower hook. Remove the inner door handle cover.
  3. Remove the power window switch assembly.
  4. Using a trim panel remover, remove the clips of the trim panel.
  5. Remove the speaker.
  6. Using a spatula, remove the door sealer.
  7. Remove the outer mirror assembly.
  8. Remove the front end of the door weatherstrip and gusset.
  9. Remove the stabilizers.
  10. Remove the rear end of the door weatherstrip (inner and outer).
  11. Operate the power windows switch so the bolts from the regular assembly are visible through the service holes. Remove the mounting nuts.
  12. Take out the door glass. CAUTIONDo not turn the regulator in closing direction after removal of the glass. Otherwise gear may be disengaged.
  13. Loosen the nuts to remove the rear sash.
  14. Disconnect the power window motor wiring harness.
  15. Loosen the four bolts and two nuts to pull out the regulator assembly.
  16. Remove the screws to remove the motor from the regulator assembly.
  17. Installation is the reverse order of removal.0759a6d.jpg23cb1e4.jpg

Good luck...

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

SooSooSubaru
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Just go to Subaru-Clock.com. There is an easy-to-follow instructional with pictures and the whole nine yards.

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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SOURCE: replacing 99 Accord window regulator

Pull off door panel speaker and switches. lower the window to where you see the two or four 10millimeter that connect scissor mechanism to the window. Prop window all the way up and put a door stopper to prevent the window from falling down. Unbolt window motor, unplug window motor, and unbolt eveything else in the door. Pull it all down and out through the bottom largest whole, lay flat on ground the entire indoor mechanism, out where you can see it on the floor. Take a pic with camera, and proceed to swapping regulator, intallation is same as removal. Good Luck

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: remove inside door panel without breaking it

they have push in clips that hold the panel on the door you can pull it off with your hand or go to parts store and buy a door panel removal tool
PLS take time to rate this solution and by the way you will probably need to buy new push in clips to hold panel on

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Car: 1989 Subaru GL Wagon AWD

Violethaze, (someone used all of the purple haze?) You're real close. If the window operates from the main switch at the drivers seat then you probably have dirty contacts on the pass. switch.
If this is the case then take the panel off again, remove the switch from the panel and carefully remove the top from the electrical portion. Don't lose the spring! Remember - they put it together so it will come apart using the special tool #002 (Pocket screw driver). These are non-serviceable parts but I've cleaned lots of them. After you get the switch apart, you'll see the brass teeter-totter (TT) pieces with the contacts attached to them. Clean the TT contacts with an emery board and scratch the corrosion from the other contacts with your special tool. Lube it, snap it back together, plug it back into the wiring and test it before the final re-assembly.
Hope this helps

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

raffaiel
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SOURCE: drivers side mirror needs replaced - how do i remove the little panel inside without breaking anything I shouldn't

just use a flat screw driver to take it off, it just have a clip inside.

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Motor - Front Door
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove the window control switch
  3. Remove the front door trim panel and watershield.
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Motor & Regulator

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Fig. Front Door Trim Panel

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Fig. Rear Door Trim Panel-Crew Cab


Regulator - Power Windows

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Fig. Window regulator arm nuts


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Fig. Window regulator bolts

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove the window control switch.
  3. Remove the door trim panel.
  4. Remove the door speaker.
  5. Remove the door watershield.
    NOTE Do not remove the window glass from the door.
  6. Remove the window glass from the window regulator.
  7. Tape the window glass in the full UP position.
  8. Disconnect the window motor electrical connector (power windows only).
  9. Loosen the window regulator arm nuts and pull the arm from the mounting position.
  10. Loosen the bolts and remove the window regulator.
  11. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Hope helped with this. Good luck.

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SECTION 501-05: Interior Trim and Ornamentation 2002 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Front Door Trim Panel Removal and Installation
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01 .
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  1. NOTE: To release the door trim panel two part pin-type retainers, first pull outward on the bottom of the door trim panel.
    Remove the front door trim panel.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
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SECTION 501-11: Glass, Frames and Mechanisms 2002 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Front Door Window Regulator And Motor
Special Tool(s) s2h~us~en~file=st1132a.gif~gen~ref.gif Heavy Duty Riveter
501-D011 (D80L-23200-A) or equivalent
Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the front door window glass. For additional information, refer to Front Door Window Glass in this section.
  1. Disconnect the front door window regulator motor electrical connector.
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SECTION 501-11: Glass, Frames and Mechanisms 2002 Taurus/Sable Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Door Window Regulator Motor Removal and Installation
  1. Close the window.
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section 414-01 .
  1. Remove the door trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05 .
  1. If equipped, remove the radio speaker.
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Motor —Front Door
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501-D011 (D80L-23200-A) or equivalent
Removal
NOTE: The window regulator and motor are removed as an assembly.
  1. Remove the front door trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05 .
  1. Remove the front door radio speaker.
  1. Remove the latch remote control. For additional information, refer to Section 501-14A .
  1. Remove the front door watershield.
  1. swj~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Support the window glass to avoid damage.
    Raise and support the front door window glass to the full up position.
  1. Disconnect the power window motor electrical connector.
  1. Remove the window glass to regulator nuts.
  1. Remove the motor and window regulator assembly.
    1. Drill out the rivets.
    1. Remove the motor and window regulator assembly.
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  1. NOTE: Prior to motor removal, make sure the regulator arms are in a fixed position to prevent counterbalance spring unwind.
    Remove the power window motor.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the power window motor.

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