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2001 malibu rear driverside window off track

How do I dismantle rear driverside door panel to access window track, etc? Motor is working up and down, but glass is off track. Can pull window upand down with bare hands, but slowly drops down while traveling. Currently, have good ole duct tape holding it up to keep weather out.

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Just take a phillips screw driver, and a good sturdy putty knife, and your fingers, and just pry the plastic away from the metal of the door...

Open the door first, and where the inside door handle there should be 1 or 2 screws, and one near where the handle is to open the door from the inside. Take these out first before attempting to pry off the door panel. The panel is held onto the door by plastic snaps shaped like an enlongagted tooth.


Don't be surprised if you have to get a whole new window motor assembly, alot of times they come as one assembly and seperate parts do not exist. Good Luck!!

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