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Window crank slipping and hard to crank up

First, I love my '89 mit p/u with 189+ miles. the hand crank on my driver's window is starting to slip and hard to crank up. down is no problem. i'm somewhat handy but it sounds like a real pain to change out the window regulator. what do you think? i will call my garage tom and get an estimate but thought an outside opinion would be helpful. thank you in advance

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  • isheridan Apr 15, 2009

    thank you chev49 i think the car repair can have this one. thanx for the advice


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If you have the tools, it's mostly a question of proper removal and instillation procedure to change it. I would guess if you haven't done it before it will probably take you 3-4 hours of fiddling around - ie door panel, glass, holding everthing correctly & so forth. A shop should do it in 1 hour, plus retail cost for the regulator & what ever else the find that is worn.
I hate changing them myself, because I work mostly on older vehicles & the bolts are usually frozen or all the window rubber needs replaced, etc. Rick

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