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Passenger side front door window has fallen off the regulator cradle. What is the procedure for repairing this problem? This is on a 1989 Lincoln Town Car.

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Sorry, just can't easily be tackled at home...Go to a body shop you trust and they should be able to do it for under $75.
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I want to remove passenger side rear door panel because window is down and won't stay up


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Here is a little information on how window regulator works. Also step by step instruccions on how to remove and install the window glass.

Door Glass & Regulator Power Windows
Diagnosis & Testing
When the rear window lockout feature is enabled, the circuit is open and no voltage is supplied to the rear window switches. When the feature is not enabled, the circuit is connected to battery positive voltage. If this circuit is shorted to ground when the lockout feature is not enabled, the PWR WDO circuit breaker may cycle continuously OFF/ON until, either the lockout switch is pressed to open the circuit, or the circuit breaker is permanently damaged. All windows may be partially or totally inoperative while the fault is present.
Inspect for aftermarket devices which could affect the operation of the system. Inspect the easily accessible or visible system components for obvious damage or conditions which could cause the symptom. Faulty electrical connections or wiring may be the cause of intermittent conditions.
Removal & Installation
Window Motor & Regulator
  1. Position window approximately half way down in the door.
  2. Remove the interior trim panel.
  3. Remove the water deflector.
  4. Tape the window to door frame to prevent it from moving.
  5. Remove the three front door window regulator motor screws.
  6. Disconnect the electrical connector from the window regulator motor.
  7. Remove front side door window regulator motor.
  8. To install, reverse removal procedure.

Window Switch
Front
  1. Remove the front door pull cup screws and pull cup from the front door trim panel.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the front door power window control switch.
  3. Remove the front door window control switch using a small, flat-bladed tool at the side of the switch.
  4. To install, reverse removal procedure.

Rear
  1. Remove the rear door pull cup from the rear door trim panel.
  2. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the power window control switch.
  3. Remove the rear door window control switch from the pull cup using a small, flat-bladed tool at the side of the power window control switch to release the power window control switch retainer.
  4. Remove the power window control switch from the rear door pull cup.
  5. To install, reverse removal procedure.

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How to remove front dopr panel on 1995 Lincoln Town Car


Front Door Panel - Town Car - Removal
CAUTION: To avoid breakage of door pull cover(s), insert a screwdriver diagonally between pull strap and chrome bracket. Snap out both sides then remove.

Snap out two door pull strap retaining screw covers. Remove screws.

Remove two screws on front and rear side of front door trim panel.
The following procedure must be used during removal and installation of the door armrest and trim panel. Refer to the appropriate illustrations for component and vehicle model identification.
Using the Trim Pad Removing Tool from Rotunda Windshield and Moulding/Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry the trim panel retaining clips from the door inner panel.

NOTE: Do not use front door trim panel (23942) to remove trim clips from door inner panel. Replace any bent, damaged or missing push pins.

Remove window regulator control switch housing from back of front door trim panel . Lift up housing, remove retaining screws and disconnect all connectors.

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Twist out interior lamp wire assembly and remove the front door trim panel.
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Ensure plastic watershield is secured to door panel.
Position front door trim panel to door. Connect interior lamp wiring.
Position the window regulator control switch housing and connect switch connectors. Install the retaining screws.
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Align door lock side to its mating slide on the sheet metal (front doors only).
Snap in front door trim panel. Ensure all retainers fit properly.
Install two retaining screws on front and rear side of front door trim panel .
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Power window on front passenger side stopped working. Motor runs but window does not move' How do I fix this


If the motor is working, it's possible that the window glass has fallen off the regulator, in which case it's fairly easy to put back in place, or it's possible that the regulator itself is broken, and needs to be repaired or replaced. Either way, to diagnose and repair, you will need to remove the interior door panel to access the mechanism. If needed, an after-market regulator should be available for your car from sellers on eBay and elsewhere - check around for the best pricing. Let me know if you have any more questions.

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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.
    Carefully pry off the front door inside handle escutcheon by inserting a standard 1/4 inch screwdriver between the top rear portion of the front door inside handle escutcheon and the front door trim panel (23942) .




  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) .
  1. Remove the front door trim panel.
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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1) Yes you are right to think that it is the regulator.
2) You can repair this.

Remove the screws that hold the door panel on.
Remove the door panel. There are alot of clips on the door panel that just need to be pulled out with panel while removing.
Remove debris shield.(plastic piece between door panel and door.
The regulator will be visible at this point.
Disconnect the electrical connector from the regulator. Separate Glass from regulator. Some use clips some use bolts to hold the glass to the regulator.
Remove regulator attaching bolts.

Thats it just reverse the procedure for installation.

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