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I have a 1999 chevy silberado pickup and the drivers side window motor cables came off the track. it appeares the wires are short about 1/4 inch when trying to reinstall. what has to be done to get the extra slack I need?

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When these braided wire cables come off track, there is usually a broken plastic part as the culprit. Either the cable rollers or the stabilizer that runs vertical saddling the bar that bolts to the inner door panel. Occasionally there are no broken parts (very rare) and with patience you can get the cable back in place. I've only been able to do this with the whole assembly out of the door & on a work bench. However, I would be willing to bet that you will need a new window regulator - available from a local dealer or salvage yard. Good luck!

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