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My drivers door electric window has come apart from the raise mechanism. How can I remove the door panel to see what the window problem is. I cannot see how the panel is removed.

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The problem is more than likely that the window regulator blocks have broken. They're just made of plastic. They are the pieces that are attached to the bottom of your window and actually attach it to the small metal cable that lifts and lowers the the window. You can get new stronger ones from your local Audi dealer for around $10 a piece (2 per window). I just changed mine out today and it took me about an hour. I'll attach a Youtube link that shows you exactly how to repair the problem. After watching this video, I repaired my own. I hope this helps. The fix is easy, probabley a 3 on a 1 to 10 scale of difficultey. And save yourself $300-400 doing it yourself.

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