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FRONT LEFT WINDOW DOES NOT OPERATE

Front left window glass moves downs only about an inch and then stops. Moves up smoothly. No bind between the glass and channels. When the glass stops after going down for about an inch motor also seems to be not trying. Initially motor seemed to try to pull down but glass wont go beyond an inch or so as if there was a bind. But now even motor stops pulling down after the glass goes down an inch.
Suspect regulator. Want brief instruction to remove regulator and install a new one. Have removed the door panel, It appears that the accesst to regulator is poor and not sure if the regulator would come out through the openings provided on inside metal sheet of the door.

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  • Veerkar Feb 03, 2009

    Thanks a lot. I think that should help. I will give a feedback as soon as I give it a shot. Today weather here is really bad - can't venture out to work on the car. I imagined that there would be two limit switches to sense the two extreme positions of the glass to send signal to the motor to stop. But I understand that there are no switches. Circuit itself registers the extremes by sensing the overload on the motor when glass reaches its end and then "remembers" these points so that next time, drive to motor is stopped when the glass reaches the extreme point. This perhaps makes sense and explains why motor now does not drive after pulling down the glass for an inch - it must have falsely registered this as the end point by sensing overload on the motor. Do I have to do to "reset" this falsely registered end position for the glass once I replace/rework the regulator? Also for my knowledge could you tell me how the circuit remembers the end point?

    A V Veerkar


  • Veerkar Feb 03, 2009

    Thanks a lot. I think that should help. I will give a feedback as soon
    as I give it a shot. Today weather here is really bad - can't venture
    out to work on the car. I imagined that there would be two limit
    switches to sense the two extreme positions of the glass to send signal
    to the motor to stop. But I understand that there are no switches.
    Circuit itself registers the extremes by sensing the overload on the
    motor when glass reaches its end and then "remembers" these points so
    that next time, drive to motor is stopped when the glass reaches the
    extreme point. This perhaps makes sense and explains why motor now does
    not drive after pulling down the glass for an inch - it must have
    falsely registered this as the end point by sensing overload on the
    motor. Do I have to do to "reset" this falsely registered end position
    for the glass once I replace/rework the regulator? Also for my
    knowledge could you tell me how the circuit remembers the end point?

    A V Veerkar


  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    my cable is broken and i need to gety it out . where do i start

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    I just got a new regulator from lexus (not cheap)! I dont know where to start Any tips or things to look out for would be greatly appreciated.

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My window was experiencing the same problem, although it never worked poorly, it only quit working downwards, but went up fine. The trouble was in the switch. Disassembled the switch, re-set the pegs and springs, re-assembled and now everything works fine. I assume one of the pegs simply sprung loose, and would contact the plate when "up"position, but was too far out of reach to contact for "down". If the regulator wasn't the problem, this is much easier to check. Make sure if you do disassemble the switch to keep it upside down when you do it, so as not to loose the pegs and springs within. Hope you found a solution.

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I would say it is the regulator (so have a new one/or good replacement), and it will come out of the openings. once you have the bolts removed for the regulator the window should come down to a place you can remove the bolts that attach it to the regulator. After the window is unbolted side it back up and tape it up and out of the way. you will need to likly use the old motor on the new part but it just bolts to the regulator. Once you have the moter on install it in the door. Good luck

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It comes out throught he door shell I know its hard to believe but it will/ it may be the cable thats binding check cable and retaining bolts first / Please rate my response thank you very much

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: how to remove the inside door panel to access window off track

Go to http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-an-Inside-Door-Panel-from-a-Car Gave step by step instructions.

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SOURCE: The passenger side of my window does not go up or down as the switch that controls it cannot pull up.

All i can suggest is removing the door (pretty simple process, usually requires a screw driver) and checking see if the switch has failed, also get a volt meter and check the window motor on that door by connecting the meter to the motor connector and seeing if its outputting.

Hope this helps! :)

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Mitsubishi GTZ Window Regulator Replacement on Drivers Door

You'll need to remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. If needed, you can pull back the weather seal (can't reuse it, but it's not that important) and you will be able to access everything inside the door

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Window Motor Initialization adobe.gif Printable View (96 KB) NOTICE: Make sure no obstructions are present in the window system when carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: A battery disconnect does not require this procedure to be carried out unless the battery was disconnected while the window was operating.
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How to replace a window motor on the driver side.


I hope you're talking about the interior trim door panel and not the metal structure of the door. Be forwarned that a special body rivet tool is required. You can not get this tool at your local hardware or autoparts store. Also, you will most likely need to adjust the window once the replacement is made. If you are unsure how to do this, you may be better off taking it to a shop.

To remove the panel, you must remove the manual door lock slide and the screw behind the door handle. Remove the panel that contains the window/lock/mirror controls, then remove the screw under the panel. There should be a screw in the door map pocket. Carefully pry the push fasteners from around the edges of the panel from the door. The panel should push straight up. Be careful with the door handle and the wires for the lock/window/mirror controls and speaker.

The window motor and regulator must be removed as a unit. Drill out the rivets that hold the assembly. Disconnect the wire to the window motor. Remove the bolts to the regulator channels. Use one hand to support the glass while you remove the assembly.

You can not get a copy of the dealer service manual procedure unless you know someone or buy a similar manual. It would be cheaper to pay someone to replace your window motor!

R/R the motor on the regulator is easy. Once you change out the motor, replace the motor/regulator assembly into the door and window. Don't forget to connect the wire! Replace the rivets and adjust the window. Replace the door panel, making sure each hook and the door handle and manual lock rod line up.

Good luck and hope this helps.

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