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Installing new passanger window - 1998 Cherokee

Anyone have a manual on how to do it? I found a window for cheap and would like to do it myself.

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If you have never done a repair job like this, you must use extreme caution because it can be dangerous if it is a power window. The danger is in the scissor action of the two window regulator arms that cross each other. They are preloaded and are made from pressed steel, meaning they have sharp edges, and if you don't know how to unload the powerful spring, it becomes a very large pair of scirrors.

I also used heavy leather gloves when handling these regulators. Bottomline, it is best left for a window/glass specialist.
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