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I replaced the electric window motor and now the window seems to be "off track" as it goes up at an angle and will not go all the way up. How do I adjust the tracks so that the window goes up and down properly?

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Its in the track of the window you will have to go back and take the window loose the pull the window and hold it in place (I use duct tape)then roll the track to the full up position and reset the glass to it.
let me know if this helps

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