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Replace power window motor without removing entire regulator

I want to replace the motor on my 1998 Astro power window. Can I replace the motor without taking the entire regulator out of the door?

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  • mealeyasndr May 31, 2009

    Actually I gambled this morning before I received your answer. I proped up the window, drilled out the revits, the old motor slipped right out through the acess hole. I greased up the new motor, connected the power wire, drilled out the holes to take a larger revit ( 7/32), put two self tapping metal screws with lock washers for good measure. The motor works great. You might want to pass this along to others.

    Thanks

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You will have to take the regulator out to do it, sorry. It is not a real hard thing to do but it is the only way. Good Luck

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