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1997 Ford expedition power window.

The driver side window has fell off track and i need to know what to do to fix it. Starting with taking off the door panel where are the screws? also if anyone knows of a FREE repair/service manual that would be great!! thank you!

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  • freyes0327 Dec 28, 2008

    Thanks, i have found that there is a screw inside the door by the mirror and another one below were the side door light is. took of the panel on the arm handle and then just pulled straight up. But now i can seem to fix my door handle.. I can open the door on the outside but not on the inside so any suggestion please post thanks!!

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    Same problem. Window came off the track and sunk into the door. I got the door panel off, but the door latch mechanism isn't working from the inside...only the outside. Put the window back on track, but it doesn't stay there if I power down the window, clamps are stretched out I think. Does this whole latch need to be replaced?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    I got the panel off.. but how do I access the glass. I am not sure what is wrong with the window, but I am pretty sure the motor is shot? It makes no noise when the window button is pressed. I just want to get the darn thing up so I can tape it lol in to place until I cam afford to have it fixed.. any help on getting to the darn piece of glass..? i have a 98 expedition


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The only screws holding the door panel are the ones holding the armrest in place. You may find them under the armrest. Remove them. and then using either a trim stick or a small scraper or screw driver, feel around the edges of the door panel for the clips that are holding it in. If you use a screwdriver, use a pair of them as this will give you an even pull since you will put one on each side of the clip and then pull outward. Use a moderate tug to get them loose, not pulling too hard. I prefer to work from the bottom up to the top. Once you have that loose, you will need to get hold of the glass and walk it back into the track. Probably best to have a helper to hold onto it in case you find you need a tool that is not within reach.

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