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Rear quarter windows work when hey want, how can i fix myself?

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Sound like the windows motor are working fine, replace switch first (cheap) before tearing into the door which is the hugh task and time consuming and the parts aint cheap when it come to window motor regulator. check on ebay... then repost

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Replacing quarter glass on left side on 2005 pontiac gto


Remove the door opening weather-strip. Refer to Door Opening Weatherstrip Replacement in Doors.
Remove side sill trim plate. Refer to Door Sill Plate Replacement in Interior Trim.
Remove the lower quarter panel trim. Refer to Rear Quarter Trim Panel Replacement in Interior Trim.
Remove the center pillar upper trim panel. Refer to Center Pillar Upper Trim Panel Replacement in Interior Trim.
Remove the quarter upper trim panel. Refer to Rear Quarter Upper Trim Panel Replacement in Interior Trim.
Remove the center pillar outer applique. Refer to Center Pillar Applique Replacement in Exterior Trim.
Remove the roof drip molding. Refer to Body Side Roof Drip Molding Replacement in Exterior Trim.

Important: It is necessary to use new nuts when reinstalling the quarter window.
Remove the nine quarter window nuts (1), securing the quarter window assembly (2) to the body opening.
Caution: When working with any type of glass or sheet metal with exposed or rough edges, wear approved safety glasses and gloves in order to reduce the chance of personal injury.
Important: When removing the quarter window from the body opening make sure that the attaching pins are clear of the outer body.
Remove the quarter window (2) from the body opening.

Remove the rear seat cushion. Refer to Rear Seat Cushion Replacement in Seats.
Remove the rear seat back. Refer to Rear Seat Back Replacement in Seats.
Remove the door sill plate. Refer to Door Sill Plate Replacement .

Remove the 3 quarter trim panel retaining screws (1).
Starting at the lower edge of the trim panel and moving alternately clockwise and counterclockwise, pull outward on the trim panel to disengage the eight rear quarter trim panel attaching clips (2).
Remove the quarter trim panel from the vehicle.
Remove the 4 radio speaker grille speed clips (1), securing the speaker grille.
Remove the speaker grille (2).
Remove the rear quarter trim panel insulator (1), from the back of the quarter trim assembly (2).
Remove 7 rear quarter trim panel armrest retaining clips (1).
Remove 7 rear quarter trim panel armrest retaining nuts (2).
Gently pry the quarter trim panel armrest insert assembly (3), away from the rear quarter trim panel and remove.

You mite look for a video on youtube !

Dec 23, 2016 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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Where is the motor located for my rear quarter panel windows on my 05 Pontiac Montana SV6? And how do I test it?


Rear Quarter Window Actuator - Right (A20)
Behind the right rear interior body panel
Rear Quarter Window Actuator - Left (A20)
Behind the left rear interior body panel
Rear Quarter Window Inoperative

1

Did you review the rear quarter window description and operation?
Go to Step 2
Go to Symptoms - Body Rear End

2

Verify that the rear quarter windows are inoperative.
Do the rear quarter windows operate normally?
Go to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections in Wiring Systems
Go to Step 3

3

Are both rear quarter windows inoperative?
Go to Step 4 yes
Go to Step 6 no

4

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the rear quarter window switch.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Probe the accessory voltage circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector with a test lamp that is connected to a good ground.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 5
no Go to Step 7

5

Connect a test lamp between the accessory voltage circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector and the ground circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
Go to Step 8
Go to Step 10

6

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the appropriate rear quarter window actuator.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Connect a test lamp between the power window motor rear vents open control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector and the power window motor rear vents close control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector.
  5. Activate the rear quarter window switch to the Open and Close positions.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 9
no Go to Step 11

6

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the appropriate rear quarter window actuator.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Connect a test lamp between the power window motor rear vents open control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector and the power window motor rear vents close control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector.
  5. Activate the rear quarter window switch to the Open and Close positions.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 9
no Go to Step 11

7

Test the accessory voltage circuit for an open or a short to ground. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
Go to Retained Accessory Power (RAP) Inoperative in Computer/Integrating Systems

8

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
yes Go to Step 14
no Go to Step 12

9

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the appropriate rear quarter window actuator. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
yes Go to Step 14
no Go to Step 13

10

Repair the open in the ground circuit of the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
--

11

Repair the open in the appropriate power window motor rear vents control circuit. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
--

12

Replace the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Quarter Window Switch Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
Go to Step 14
--

13

Replace the appropriate rear quarter window actuator. Refer to Body Side Window Actuator Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
Go to Step 14
--

14

Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
System OK
Go to Step 2

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2000 Camry rear quarter panel and bumper cover


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How to remove a rear quarter window, that's not a


You have to remove the Rear Panel, then the Window is bolted to teh Manual Window Regulator, Unbold and then pull out at an angle through the SLot

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My rear quarter window slides freely up and down


The window regulator is in need of inspection or replacement. the gear on the knob assembly is not contacting the window gear, therefor it will not operate the window from the knob while cranking.

Jul 07, 2010 | 1966 Ford Mustang

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R/H rear quarter window repalcement


tv is the wrong adhesive. you must use urethane with a primer. it is available at any QUALITY parts store (NAPA or Carquest comes to mind)


Material Item Specification Urethane Metal Primer Essex U-413
WSB-M2G234-C Urethane Glass Prep Essex U-401
WSB-M5B280-C Urethane Glass Primer Essex U-402
WSB-M2G314-B Urethane Adhesive Essex 400-HV
WSB-M2G316
Removal
All vehicles
ani_caut.gif WARNING: To prevent glass splinters from entering the eyes or cutting the hands, wear safety glasses and heavy gloves when cutting the glass from the vehicle.
  1. Remove the C-pillar trim panels. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
3-Door, 5-Door
  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Make sure the cutting blades are changed where the cutting depth changes to avoid damage to the body and trim panels.
    NOTE: Some resistance may be encountered when cutting through the glass locating pegs in the lower corners of the glass.
    NOTE: Lubricate the existing urethane adhesive with water to aid the special tool while cutting.
    Using the special tool, place the flat side of the knife against the quarter glass window. Start at the top and work towards the corners cutting to the given maximum depths:
    1. 20 mm
    1. 60 mm
    1. 75 mm
    1. 90 mm
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Wagon
  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Make sure the cutting blades are changed where the cutting depth changes to avoid damage to the body and trim panels.
    NOTE: Some resistance may be encountered when cutting through the glass locating pegs in the upper right and lower left corners of the glass.
    NOTE: Lubricate the existing urethane adhesive with water to aid the special tool while cutting.
    Using the special tool, place the flat side of the knife against the quarter glass window. Start at the top and work towards the corners cutting to the given maximum depths:
    1. 20 mm
    1. 30 mm
    1. 50 mm
    1. 40 mm
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4-Door
  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Make sure the cutting blades are changed where the cutting depth changes to avoid damage to the body and trim panels.
    NOTE: Some resistance may be encountered when cutting through the glass locating pegs in the upper right and lower left corners of the glass.
    NOTE: Lubricate the existing urethane adhesive with water to aid the special tool while cutting.
    Using the special tool, place the flat side of the knife against the quarter glass window. Start at the top and work towards the corners cutting to the given maximum depths:
    1. 20 mm
    1. 25 mm
    1. 45 mm
    1. 50 mm
    1. 55 mm
    1. 70 mm
    1. 150 mm
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All vehicles
  1. Remove the rear quarter window glass.
  1. Using a soft brush or vacuum, remove any dirt or foreign material from the pinch weld.
Installation
ani_caut.gif CAUTION: When installing urethane installed glass parts, the vehicle must not be driven until the urethane adhesive has cured. At temperatures above 21°C (70°F) and relative humidities above 50%, adequate cure time is typically 24 hours. (Refer to Essex drive away chart for the cure times as temperatures and humidity vary.) Inadequate or incorrect curing can adversely affect the retention of the quarter window glass.
  1. NOTE: Avoid scratching the pinch weld.
    Trim the remaining urethane adhesive. The urethane adhesive must be smooth and free of cuts and contamination after trimming. Avoid touching the urethane adhesive after preparation.
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  1. Apply the urethane metal primer to any exposed or damaged metal on the pinch weld.
  1. If reinstalling the original rear quarter window glass, remove the excess urethane adhesive.
  1. Clean the rear quarter window glass with a non-alcohol based window cleaner.
  1. ani_caut.gif CAUTION: Wipe off the urethane glass prep immediately after each application because it flash dries.
    If installing a new rear quarter window glass, apply urethane glass prep twice around the glass surface to be urethaned.
  1. If installing a new rear quarter window glass, apply urethane glass primer to the same area that was prepped in the previous step. Allow 5 minutes to dry.
  1. Cut the urethane adhesive applicator tip to specification.
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  1. Apply a bead of urethane adhesive on top of the existing urethane bead on the pinch weld. Make sure that all gaps in the urethane adhesive are smoothed into one continuous bead.
  1. Position the rear quarter window glass to the flange, and press the retaining tabs into the flange to engage.
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  1. Install the rear quarter window glass.
  1. Check the rear quarter window glass installation for air or water leaks through the urethane seal.
  1. Install the C-pillar trim panels. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.

May 29, 2009 | 2004 Ford Focus

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QUARTER WINDOW WILL NOT OPEN RIGHT OR LEFT SIDE 2003 FORD WINDSTAR LX. all other windows work, radio works, ac works everything else seems to be ok.


the motors that opperate these windows are known for sticking or going bad the only fix i know of is to replace the motors.

Apr 22, 2009 | 2003 Ford Windstar

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