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Have an 1981 XJ6 and the drivers window is not working. Disassembled it and putting it back together however motor is not engaging with the window when all seems to be in the right place. Is there a step by step instruction for this somewhere or tip about this job to help? Got two people, one holding window up other doing placement and screws, any tips about process or ways to get motor to engage with window?

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Not familiar with that specific car. Most power systems of that era are similar. The drive motor is a worm gera motor which spins a larger gear. When bolted to the window regulator it engages a much larger gear on te end of one of the lift arms. The motor is spinning I assume. The gear in the motor sometimes is a two part gear fuesed into 1 piece with rubber. This can fail. So the worm gear spins but the drive gear does not...under load. It will turn without a load. Inspect the motor and apply a resistance to the gear then energize it.

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You might need to adjust the window position so everything will line up correctly again

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