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Replace a window regulator

How to replace a window regulator Replacing a broken window regulator can be a do-it-yourself project if you have a basic set of tools and the patience to mark fastener locations. This articles shows how to replace a window regulator on a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero. But other makes and models are similar. Once you understand how the system bolts together, it’s really a matter of unbolting and re-assembling in the same order. First things first Before you can replace a broken window regulator, you have to remove the door trim … Read More

Repair power window regulator

Replace a power window regulator Most late model cars have failing power window regulators. Here’s how to repair power window regulator. Manufacturers have redesigned power window mechanisms and you’re paying the price for it. The new mechanisms, known as window regulators, are lightweight and flimsy. They raise and lower the window with cables that often bind or break. If the window channels aren’t lubricated (use silicone or dry Teflon spray), the friction overloads the motors and they burn out or strip the “spool” that winds the cables. Rather than pay … Read More


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