Question about 2004 Dodge Caravan
I am going to a junk yard to get a front drive side window for my 2000 dodge grand caravan and am wondering how to get the glass out. My van window was broken and is already out but when I took off the door panel I am not sure how I would remove the glass if I had to.
After u remove the bolts that hold it to the window regulator tip the window towards the front of the door and the top rear corner of the window should pop out and then u just lift hte window out,hope this helps
Posted on Sep 05, 2009
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FRONT DOOR TRIM PANEL
Using a trim stick (C-4755), pry courtesy lamp from door trim.
Disconnect wire connector from courtesy lamp.
If equipped, remove screws attaching door assist handle to inner door panel.
If equipped, remove screw attaching door pull cup to inner door panel.
If equipped, remove screws attaching trim panel to door from below map pocket.
If equipped, remove window crank.
Using a trim stick, remove screw cover from switch panel.
Remove screws attaching switch panel to door trim.
Remove power accessary switch from door trim Front Door Switch Panel
Disconnect power switch from wire connector.
If equipped, using a small, flat bladed pry tool, remove memory seat/mirror switch and disconnect wire connector Memory Seat/Mirror Switch
If equipped, remove screw holding door trim to door panel from behind inside latch release handle.
Disengage clips attaching door trim to door frame around perimeter of panel Front Door Trim Panel
Lift trim panel upward to disengage flange from inner belt molding at top of door.
Tilt top of trim panel away from door to gain access to latch linkage.
Disengage clip attaching linkage rod to inside latch release handle Inside Door Handle Linkage
Separate linkage rod from latch handle.
Remove front door trim panel from vehicle.
Hold top of trim panel away from door to gain access to latch linkage.
Place linkage rod in position on latch handle.
Engage clip to hold linkage rod to inside latch release handle.
Place front door trim panel in position on door.
Install trim panel into inner belt molding at top of door.
Install clips to attach door trim to door frame around perimeter of panel.
If equipped, install screw to attach door trim to door panel behind inside latch release handle.
If equipped, connect power switch into wire connector.
Place power accessary switch in position on door trim.
Connect wire connector into memory seat/mirror switch and install switch into trim panel.
Install screws to attach accessary switch panel to door trim.
Install screw cover into switch panel.
If equipped, install window crank.
If equipped, install screws to attach trim panel to door inside map pocket.
If equipped, install screw to attach door pull cup to inner door panel.
If equipped, install screws to attach door assist handle to inner door panel.
Connect wire connector into courtesy lamp.
Install lamp in door trim
POWER WINDOW MOTOR
WARNING: DO NOT HAVE ANY HANDS OR FINGERS IN AREA WHERE THEY CAN BE PINCHED BY SMALL MOVEMENTS OF REGULATOR LINKAGE.
Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
Remove front door trim panel and sound pad. Refer to Group 23 Body, for Front Door Trim Panel Removal and Installation.
Tape the window in its existing position to remove its weight from the regulator system.
Cut and remove the tie wrap at the window motor. Its no longer required.
Disconnect window motor wire connector from door harness.
Remove screws and nuts holding window motor to the inner panel.
Remove the motor from the door inner panel, let it hang from the cables.
With the cables still attached to the failed motor, Install the replacement motor to the door inner panel. Tighten down the screws and nuts to 3.4 to 4.5 N·m (30 to 40 in. lbs.) of torque.
Separate the failed motor from regulator by:
Removing the drum cover plate.
Lift the cable guide off the motor, the drum with cables, will be lifted off simultaneously Power Window Motor Removal
CAUTION: Do not allow the drum to separate from the cable guide, by dropping drum or letting the cables unwind.
Install the cable guide and drum into the replacement motor
CAUTION: The drum may require a slight rotation to install onto the motor drive shaft. Rotate the drum with the use of needle nose pliers or a similar tool. If, the drum does not align with the motor shaft by a slight rotation, then, the glass should be lowered a small amount approximately 1 to 2 inches. The drum will rotate when the glass is lowered. Lowering the glass will require assistance of a second person.
install the replacement cover plate onto the replacement motor. Crimp toy tabs.
Connect the wiring harness to the window motor connector.
Remove the tape holding the window in place and test window operation.
Re-assemble remaining parts in reverse order as above
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1. Remove the watershield. (Refer to 23 - BODY/DOOR - FRONT/WATERSHIELD - REMOVAL)
2. Remove door glass retaining clips and secure the window in the up position using masking tape or equivalent(FRONT DOOR GLASS CLIPS).
3. Disconnect wire connector from power window motor, if equipped.
4. Loosen screws attaching front and rear window guide rails to inner door panel (FRONT DOOR MANUAL WINDOW REGULATOR - TYPICAL).
5. Remove screw heads on guide rails from key hole slots in inner door panel.
6. Loosen screws attaching regulator to inner door panel.
7. Remove regulator from inner door panel.
8. Extract rear guide rail through inner door panel rear access hole (FRONT DOOR POWER WINDOW - TYPICAL).
9. Extract front guide rail through front access hole.
1. Insert front guide rail through front access hole.
2. Insert rear guide rail through rear access hole.
3. Place window regulator in position on inner door panel.
4. Place screw heads on guide rails in position through key hole slots in inner door panel.
5. Tighten screws to attach front and rear guide rails to inner door panel.
6. Connect wire connector into power window motor, if equipped.
7. Install door glass.
8. Verify door glass alignment and operation.
9. Install sound shield and door trim panel
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