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Window Regulator I was told that I need a window regulator for the drivers side door of my 1997 Mercury Cougar. The mechanic is unable to locate a part number for this item and neither of us can even find just the regulator. I am being told by Auto Zone and such that I will have to buy the entire window motor? Anyone know the part number or where I can find one?

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The window motor is available from auto parts stores, the regulator is a factory part. For a car that old I would get a used regulator from a salvage yard.

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SOURCE: 1993 Mercury Cougar power window, driver side, will not move

the power window motor needs replacing. check at a salvage yard for a door intact and remove the panel use a hammer and chisel to remove the large rivets that hold the motor in place and cut enough wire so you can test it with a battery before installing in your car to install in your car you will need some small nuts and bolts with lock washers and put a little lock tight on the bolts so they don't come loose Good Luck!

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SOURCE: Window wont go up or down

it may just be corrosion on the wires to the motor. Take the wires loose and scrap them off real good then reconnect.

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SOURCE: my 1994 mercury cougar passenger side window wont

it sounds like your motor just took a ****. it is time to get a new one

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could be the guides in the runners

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: How to replace a 1997 Grand Marquis window

If it's the same as my 94 I think the answer your looking for is drill out the rivets (replace them with bolts). First remove the glass (also riveted in). The regulator ( without motor attached) comes out of the glass opening in the top of the door. Getting the interior door panel back on was the hardest part.

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What could be problem


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3) If the window makes noises when you use the switch and doesn;t raise, then the regulator is bad, Check EBAY for sales, that's where you or your mechanic can find them...Chris

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How do you replace front drivers side window motor 1997 mercury mystique


The motor and regulator need to come out here is how to do that.

Instructions
    • 1Gently remove the door panel of your Contour, ensuring that you don't break the three door clips that hold it on. As you pull the panel from the door, support the panel from below. This will ensure that none of the wiring inside the door is damaged. Release the wiring from the components inside the door, including the power window mechanism, power lock mechanism (if equipped) and the stereo speaker. Place the door panel in a safe area with the clips so they are accessible when you are ready to replace them.
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1997 mercury grand Marquis driverside rear window motor works but window won't go up. Inner door panel off. Metal cable with a black foam cover and pink plastic clip off. Can't figure what it fits to.


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Section 01-11: Glass, Frames and Mechanisms 1997 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Window Regulator, Power Front Door
Removal
  1. If front door window glass (21410) is in the down position and is inoperable, the following steps must be taken; if front door window glass is operational, go to Step 2.
    1. Remove front door trim panel (23942) and front door trim shield (237A04). Refer to Section 01-05 .
    2. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
    3. Disconnect window regulator electric drive harness connector.
    4. sva~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Be careful not to strike or scratch front door window glass because it can break.
      Remove window regulator electric drive retaining screws through holes.
    5. Remove window regulator electric drive (23394) from front door power window regulator.
    6. Raise front door window glass to full up position by hand and secure with tape.
    7. Go to Step 5.

  2. Remove front door trim panel and front door trim shield. Refer to Section 01-05 .
  3. Remove front door window glass as described.
  4. Disconnect window regulator electric drive harness connector.
  5. NOTE: Use care not to enlarge sheet metal holes in the door inner panel.

    Remove two 1/4-inch rivets retaining lower bracket of front door power window regulator to inner panel. Use drift punch to knock out center pins for each rivet. Using a 1/4-inch diameter drill, drill out remainder of rivet.
  6. Remove three window regulator electric drive retaining screws from inside door to remove window regulator electric drive from front door power window regulator.
  7. Remove two window regulator retaining nuts.
  8. Remove front door power window regulator from front door (20124).
Installation
  1. Lubricate regulator mechanism with Teflon® Lubricant E7FZ-19590-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESB-M1C111-A.
  1. Install front door power window regulator minus motor (23208) into access hole in inner panel.
  1. Position front door power window regulator using upper studs and tabs on window regulator electric drive mounting bracket.
  1. Install rivets retaining front door power window regulator to door inner panel (1/4-20 x 1/2 inch screw and 1/4-20 nut and washer assemblies or equivalent metric fasteners may be used).
  1. Install two upper front door power window regulator retaining nuts.
  1. Install window regulator electric drive with three screws. Do not overtighten screws.
  1. Connect the window regulator electric drive harness connector.
  1. Install front door window glass.
  1. Adjust front door window glass as described.
  1. Install front door trim shield and front door trim panel. Refer to Section 01-05 snorkelbobby_38.gif

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My 1995 Villager driver side window glass just dropped into the door frame. Motor still runs but nothing happens to the glass. What could go wrong and is it easy to fix? Thanks.


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Jan 04, 2011 | 1995 Mercury Villager

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Driver side window makes a loud popping sound when you roll it up on my 1997 Honda CR-V. The window leans forward when its up leaving a gap by the door jamb


Sound like you have a bent window regulator. This will cause the window to "pop" out of place. The regulator is inside the door bolted to the bottom of the window in two places. You need to remove the door panel, unbolt the window, slide the window out, and disconnect the rest of the regulator. I think the window motor is replaced with the regulator as the same part. also a good idea when replacing the regulator is to replace the window run channel. it is the rubber molding that the window rides in inside the door and window frame. Good luck, Hope this helps you!

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Need to remove drivers door panel


please rate if this helps. Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1995 Thunderbird, Cougar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION The interior trim component Removal and Installation procedures generally apply to all models. If some of the steps do not apply to the particular models being serviced, proceed to the next step. Trim Panels, Door Removal and Installation
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Item Part Number Description 1 23713 Front Door Trim Panel Finish Panel 2 17B676 Outside Rear View Mirror Control 3 14028 Door Lock Switch 4 55928-S55 Screw (5 Req'd) 5 14529 Window Regulator Control Switch 6 23942 Front Door Trim Panel
  1. Disconnect wires from front door lock switches (14017), outside rear view mirror controls (17B676) and window regulator control switches (14529) , if equipped; remove front door trim panel finish panel.
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    Item Part Number Description 1 20124 Front Door 2 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 3 383356-S100 Nut (2 Req'd Each Side) 4 56903-S58 Screw (2 Req'd Each Side)
  1. Remove interior lamp lens cover.
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  1. Slide front door trim panel upward to disengage hooks.
  1. Rotate top of front door trim panel away from front door (20125) , and lift bottom hooks from front door.
  1. Disconnect window regulator jumper wire (14A630) .
  1. Remove front door trim panel.
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Fallen driver's side window


probably need a new window regulator. ebay. 93 to 98 should fit.

Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1998 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Trim Panel(s), Door Front
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
  1. swv~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Use care when removing the front door inside handle escutcheon (22620). Failure to do so can result in damage to the component.
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  1. If equipped with manual windows, slip a clean shop rag between the window regulator handle (23342) and the front door trim panel .
  1. Pull the shop rag back and forth to release the window regulator handle clip.




  1. Remove the three cover caps and front door trim panel screws.
  1. Remove the one front door trim panel capped screws from the door pull handle.
  1. If equipped with power windows, remove the door pull handle. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Slide a flat-bladed tool behind each of the retainers and twist the tool to disengage the front door trim panel from the front door (20124) .
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Installation
To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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Window Regulator, Power Front Door
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) .
  1. Remove the front door window glass (21410) . Refer to the front door window glass removal procedure in this section.
  1. Remove the two front door brace bolts and the front door brace.


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  1. Disconnect the front window regulator electric drive electrical connector.
  1. Remove the four front door window glass regulator track bolts.

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  1. Remove the three front window regulator electric drive bolts.
  1. Remove the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive (23394) as an assembly through the opening in the front door (20124) .
Installation
  1. Install the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive as an assembly through the opening in the front door .
  1. Install the three front window regulator electric drive bolts. Tighten the front window regulator electric drive bolts securely.
  1. Install the four front door window glass regulator track bolts. Tighten the front door window glass regulator track bolts securely.

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1993 Mercury Cougar power window, driver side, will not move


It could be one of about 3 things, the switch could be bad, the motor, or the window regulator. Sometimes you can hit the lower part of the door a couple of times wile holding the window switch to check the motor. I don't know how to check the switch but the cable on the regulator can brake and wrap around the motor not allowing it to run. The only way to check this is to take the door pannel off and see if the cable is broke.

Jan 01, 2009 | 1993 Mercury Cougar

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