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How to replace drivers side window motor

Window has jammed half way down. How do you get drivers side panel off to get to motor.?

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I believe you'll need to use a 2.5mm hex to remove all the fastening screws. then if you have a manual hand crank window, use a pick or a small flathead screwdriver, prying at the washer to release the handle. The next step involves using a flathead screwdriver to pry off the sideview mirror adjuster and the cover panel behind. Removing this cover will reveal the final few screws holding the panel to the door.

Posted on Jul 20, 2008


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