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I need to replace the window cable in my passat

2003 vw passat driver window cable twisted on the pulley thyat connects to the regulator and broke.i need directions on replacing the cable.

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Get a complete regulator from vw or check fcp groton .com i am a vw tech you will be there forever if you try the cable you will never get it wound around regulator leaving you with a window that doesnt work

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

  • Volker Traudt Nov 13, 2014

    You may also want to replace the plastic guide clips while 'in there'. They fail all the time (become brittle with age). check www.regulatorfix.com

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