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Front passenger side window goes up and down slowly,what do i have to replace motor,regulator or both?

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You could try a much simpler way and that is to check the runners which it runs up and down on. if they are dirty or well worn they are def much easier to replace than taking door panels off. you can also get a silicone spray to aid in this, but you might find it smears glass quite bad but does the job.

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Maybe your motor just need the connections taken off and sprayed down with wd/40 to help the connection. Is this happening on the driver side? if so try useing the passenger side button and see if it opperates same way, it;s a different window motor> good luck to you.

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One day I rolled down my front passenger window in my 2005 Altima, when I pressed the up button half of the window went inward (one side went up but the other did not so it looked like i had a triangle...


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Some vehicles you have to replace everything when a regulator goes out and then the costs mount.

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Replaced passenger side door glass. When you use


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