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Door window broken cable

How do I replace the broken cable

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You need a new window regulator

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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SOURCE: cable is broken in drivers door window

you can replace the cable/ the cable is attached to the regulator/motor/ took take the door aprt follow these procedure look for little caps where screws are take the screw are atleast 3 of them usually are aound the arm rest then pull the door at bottom work at sides next pull out thentake the mirror cover off pull up and out for the trim panel you will see a vapor bariier pull around you will then see the glass and what it is you must then take the channel of rubber out pull out the glass then you can take out the regulator /motor put the motor in and go backwards from here

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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