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Removal of rear window

I have a 2004 Malibu Maxx that the cable from the window motor has somehow came off track. The motor still operates, but will not lower or raise the window. I've already removed the door panel and associated trim but cannot find where to remove the window from the motor guide. I also need to know how the motor cable for the window is routed. Thanks in advance.

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The bad news is when the cable comes loose it normally means some plastic retaining part has broken, so you will need a new or at least a replacement regulator (which is the cable mechanism that rolls the window up and down). This will bolt both to the door and to the window. I would leave the window in the door and just tape it up once you have it unbolted from the regulator.

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