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How do i put a wire cable back in its place on a back lefthand side electric window. the only way to wind it up or down is by hand then putting a screwdriver in it to keep it up.

I have checked fuses they r good i checked to see if there was power there is cause u can here it trying to wind it up or down. i took of door panel & waterproof cover to find a spring off the motor and the wire cable not in its place and i have no idea how to put it back in place to fix.

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Change the window regulater it is one peace and jobber is cheep

if it is VW chg plastic window braket too they are brittle

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Your window regulator is broken. You are not going to fix it or put the "spring" back on. You will need to replace the entire window regulator. (There will be lots more room for your hands this way too!) The regulator assembly looks like the picture below. It is available at AutoZone, Oreilly"s, Napa, Carquest, and several other parts retailers It will cost you about $90 (U.S.) give or take a few depending on where you live.


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well u could use a drill to drill the out or just use some plyers to pryer them out and u could use screws to put back but just make sure they dont block anything or get in the way of anything our u could buy arivet gun to put back

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hi you will have to replace all of the plastic push in clips for the door to stay clipped to can find them at your local parts store.

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Violethaze, (someone used all of the purple haze?) You're real close. If the window operates from the main switch at the drivers seat then you probably have dirty contacts on the pass. switch.
If this is the case then take the panel off again, remove the switch from the panel and carefully remove the top from the electrical portion. Don't lose the spring! Remember - they put it together so it will come apart using the special tool #002 (Pocket screw driver). These are non-serviceable parts but I've cleaned lots of them. After you get the switch apart, you'll see the brass teeter-totter (TT) pieces with the contacts attached to them. Clean the TT contacts with an emery board and scratch the corrosion from the other contacts with your special tool. Lube it, snap it back together, plug it back into the wiring and test it before the final re-assembly.
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These usually have two clips that need to slide up to disengage. Once the door panel is loose around the edges, you should be able to lift straight up - it might take some playing around. Be careful of wires that go to any switches mounted on the panel.

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