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How do you replace window regulator 1997 lin town car driver side.

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    jaredmetcalf Jul 14, 2013

    My cable broke inside the door, I just pulled the rubber guard piece out from the top and discovered a piece of plastic encasement for a cable wire (same type of stuff as bicycle handbrakes) Just lying there unattached. It has a red plastic slide piece that fits to it and works the pully for the up and down on the window... i guess i was needing to know a.) wheres the easiest place to get one, andB. ) How long is the cable altogether that I need to fibd for its replACEMRBT AND MY HOPE ISC.) THAT I DONT HAVE TO RTY TO REMOVE THE WHOLE F---IN DOOR PANEL TO INSTALL IT..... BECAUSE I WAS NEVER CONINCED THAT IT CAN EVER LOOK RIGHT AFTERWARD- YA KNOW? THIS CAR IS IN PERFECT SHAPE= NO FLAWS OR JIMMY-RIGGED STUFF AT ALL YET- DONT WANT IT TO BE NOW- BUT I CAN AFFORD PROFESSIONALS HELP//// WHEW!

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Remove inner door panel and all associated handles .the panel has clips along th sides and bottom that need popped loose

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SOURCE: R & R power window drivers side

I am in the process of doing this now to my 96 Lincoln Towncar. Today I removed the door panel. Hidden scews that attach the door panel are at end end of the door pull strap. The plastic end pieces are removable and each have a screw underneath securing the top of the door panel.
Hidden behind the water shield material at the top of the door are two nuts that retain the top connection of the window lift. I am going to razor cut a straight line through the water shield material to insert a socket to remove the two nuts and then put duck tape over the razor cuts rather that pull the water shield material from the door frame.
Started drilling on the left rivet to detach window from the regulator and quit for the evening.
Have three rivets to drill to detach the pwoer window motor from the door frame.
Two more rivets at the bottom of the door to drill out to detach the lower window regulator from the door frame.
Do not know how I am going to remove the right rivet of the bracket that hold the window yet. Looks like a would need a long drill bit to reach through the door frame to make contact with the rivet.
The replacement rivets that came with my window regulator are to big for my rivet tool. Could end up using nuts and bolts. Sure would make it easier for the next window regulator replacement.
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Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: drive side window regulator replacement

In order to replace the window regulator, the rivets that hold the window to the regulator must be drilled out, and the window then must be raised to the top and held in place by a suction device or you can use some duct tape, just put a towel on the painted surfaces to avoid a sticky mess, then remove the seven 11mm nuts that fasten the regulator to the door, and unplug the motor, swap the motor to the new regulator and reverse procedure to install.

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Power window does not work

you need to buy or make a clip removal tool. it looks like a sturdy 2 prong fork to pry off the plastic clips.this id whats holding the interior panel and some screws holding the door opener

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Lincoln Town Car 1999 driver side window switch

I have the same problem in my 2001 towncar. I removed the switch control panel (without removing the door panel) by prying up from the front of the panel. There's a spring loaded plug under the mirror adjustment. Once you get that pulled up, the whole unit will lift out. Since there's a two year difference in the models - it MAY not work... however, you might not have to remove the whole door panel as you think.
In my case, the wiring was bad.

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SOURCE: 2003 Town and Country drivers side window will not

There is an easy way to check for power to the motor from the switch. With the door open (dome light on) and the key on (engine off) engage the switch in either direction. The dome light will dim slightly if power is getting to the motor indicating a draw on the circuit. You may have to do this several times looking closely at the dome light for any change in intensity. If it dims in both up and down directions, the motor/regulator is bad.

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You have to remove the rubber trim and vent window to be bale to get the door glass out, so you can get the regulator out.
The window is attached to the regulator with two pop rivets that will need to be drilled out. then you have to drill the three rivets that hold the lift motor to the door, drill the two rivets that hold the bottom of the regulator to the door, then you can remove the two 11mm bolts that hold the top to the door. Then you can remove the regulator and lift motor assembly.
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It's not a fuse issue. Can you roll the window to the passenger side down with the drivers side panel? If you can then the control panel on the passenger side needs replaced. If you can't then the regulator/motor/tract for the window on the passenger side would need to be addressed.

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I had to change power window regulator for the front driver's side. If you activiate the power window button and hear a sound, the switch is working and probably the motor is working as well and all you need is the regulator which you can buy at 1AAA auto on line. You must remove the door panel to change motor and/or regulator. You must remove two screws behind the door pull strap (pry the two caps out and the screws are behind). There is one screw when you lift up the door rest compartment, two in the door where carpet is and one screw on the upper side of the door when you open it. I have photos that I got online. My e-mail is E-mail me and I will try to find the photos for you.

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