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1997 nissan altima with power window stuck closed

I know how to remove the regulator and window assembly from this car, it's actually a pretty common setup for late model cars with cable operated power windows.
my problem is how to remove the two screws that hold the window to the regulator trolley. the screws are only visible when the window is lowered, they are covered by the inside of the door frame when the window is closed. i know i could accomplish the task by destroying the cable/regulator assy and just replacing it, but i wonder if someone knows how to do this task without destroying the regulator assy?

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Drill two access holes in the door frame,large enough for the tool you are going to use1/2 hole maybe.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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