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Passenger side window sounds like gravel, I guess the wire is off

Any directions on removing and replacing/repairing the window motor would be appreciated. Is this a home job or mandatory sho work. The motor still runs, does that mean all I have to do is untangle the wire?

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Replace it as a unit, the wire got tangled because it started to fray, and is no longer usable. if you are mechanically inclined, give it a shot. maybe go purchase the part and look at it, (use OE parts for this.) if it looks too tough most shops will be happy to install it for you.

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