The list of tools recommended to replace a power window regulator are as follows: Drilling tool and bits, painters tape, silicone spray, hex key magnetic, wrench, screwdriver, razor knife, white lithium grease, zip tie, magnet, plastic pry tool, socket wrench and sockets, gloves, and safety glasses.
We will review some general information before we get started on the installation directions. The first thing you will want to do is to ensure your working with a clean and dust free area. To begin, use silicone spray to clean the window run channels before installation. You’ll want to use a plastic pry tool rather than a screwdriver to remove the door panel to prevent damage. To avoid damage surface of residue, use painters tape to affix the window. Last, use a magnetic wrench and screwdriver to loosen or tighten the screws, nuts, and bolts.
There are essentially eight steps to replace a window regulator and motor assembly:
- Remove door trim
- Disconnect wiring
- Release connecting hardware
- Disconnect harness plug
- Install new window regulator
- Reconnect power supply
- Attach the window glass
- Test the window
Let’s go ahead and get started on the fitting. First, remove the interior door trim panel. Be sure to retain …