After you remove all of the screws you can find, there are plastic clips all around the door which you need to pull out. It takes a "J" shaped tool with a "V" in the end to get under the clips and pull them out. They are pretty tough. Don't just pull on the pannel as you will destroy the it.
On my 1993 the window motor would torque down too far, and the brushes would come off of the armature. Replace the motor, or carefully disassemble and reassemble. The later allows window useage as long as you don't roll the window down all the way again.
I've posted this on other car repair sites. This is my recollection of changing my power windows on my 97 SE. Good luck!
I started by taping the window to the window frame using packing tape. I have tinted windows so I put the tape on the outside of the window and over the doorframe. Put something between the tape and the rubber trim, the tape will leave residue on that. Then loosen the two bolts that hold the window to the regulator. Disconnect the wire harness at the top of the motor. Then drill out the four big rivets, starting with a 1/8 inch then 1/4 inch bits. I used Craftsman Zirconium Nitride Coated Drill Bits. Go slow and shoot a little WD-40 to help, it takes a while to get them out. When the last rivet falls out, the regulator will collapse so mind your fingers. Try not to make the actual hole in the metal any bigger that it already is. Then remove the two bolts that go to the bottom of the regulator. The whole assembly will now slide out one of the big holes in the sheet metal, and no, you don't need to cut any metal. You can buy the motor with a new regulator already assembled, or just the motor. I got just the motor on eBay for $40. There are cheaper ones but I wanted a good one. If you just get the motor, you'll have a little more work. Drill out the four rivets holding it on to the regulator. You can either rivet the new one on or just use four small machine screws, that's what I did. It won't hurt to put a little grease in the tracks now either. Slide the whole assembly back in and attach the two bottom bolts then the two that hold the window to the regulator. Attach the wire harness and power the motor back and forth until one of the holes that you removed the rivets from is in alignment with the holes in the new motor. Now the tough part, getting the fat little bolts in those holes and getting a nut on it. I think I used 1/4 X 3/4 inch bolts. I got them at Home Depot. If you want to spend the money, you can get the big rivets and a big rivet gun, but I didn't think it was worth it. I've had the one window in for over a year with just the 3 bolts and it's holding fine. You can only access 3 holes in the motor if you're using bolts to attach it. If while drilling out the rivets you made the holes bigger, you may need to use a washer. Get one in, then power the motor a little at a time until the other holes are lined up and get at least three bolts in. Get them as tight as you can using locking nuts. Try putting the bolt in from either direction to see which way works best. The first time I did this, it took me over 4 hours. The second window, 90 minutes. Now you can go through the drive thru again.
smokingallowed say's...make sure it is the motor and not the switch...If the motor works going down, it should work going up...think about it....plastic parts inside the switch melt.
It is easy to replace the window regulator or window clips on the rear window of a 2000 Grand Am. The clips simply snap right onto the rails inside that door that connect to the window.
Remove and bring to radiator repair shop or replace at 1-800Radiator
Windows run on tracks inside the door with a bolt on the bottom and one on top you need to remove the door panel, take out the two bolts holding the window in, and replace the tracks if necessary. simply slide the window back in and replace bolts.
the best thing to do is take it to the dealer. Trust me.
That depends on if it is the motor on the track inside the window or just your window being jammed. If it is the motor you would have to replace that. The most probable cause is the clips on the track coming off the window so that the window doesn't go into the correct position. It won't pull down or go up correctly. You can try to take the door panel off yourself - but I would suggest taking it to a mechanic. I have had this problem with my 03 Grand Am GT1
How do you remove the drivers door panel and fix the window. It fell off the track.
In order to replace the electric window motors on a Pontiac Grand Prix you will need to unscrew the Torx screws on the door, life it back to remove the plastic pieces. Remove all connectors, and the plastic covers.
i am going to be doing this this weekend....this is how my chilton says to do it lower window to down position(if you can) remove door panel remove window weatherstripping remove black window surrond(should be a screw on top of surrond towards back edge) then stationary window should unbolt then remove pins that hold operator to track pick up and pull out the operating window
THIS IS ALL I HAVE...HOPE IT HELPS....SHOULD GET YOU PASSED PASSED THE WINDOW COMMING OUT. this is how my Chilton says to do it lower window to down position(if you can) remove door panel remove window weather stripping remove black window surround (should be a screw on top of surround towards back edge) then stationary window should unbolt then remove pins that hold operator to track pick up and pull out the operating window
Need to know what's wrong with it. More info please.
Remove the interior door trim panel. Remove the rubber trim that wipes the glass on the inside and outside. Move the window down until you see the bolts that hold the glass to the window regulator mechanism and remove the bolts. Remove any remaining glass. Spray the window channels with silicone spray. Tip the glass deep into the door and slide it into the channels. Then raise it up and fasten it to the regulator and install the bolts. Rick I'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep current with the latest automotive technology. Visit my blog for cool articles and TSB's: http://free-auto-repair-advice.blogspot.com
Remove the door panel, then remove the plastic sheeting. Then you can gai access to the window tracking. Remove the two 10mm nuts, that hold the window glass to the upper track. Remove the glass from the door, and install the new one in the reverse procedure.
Remove the door and window handles. Then all screws you can find then the retainers on the sides and botttom of the panel. A special tool is required for the handles and retainers available cheap at the parts store. When everything is loose push in on the top and pull out on the bottom, then raise it up to disengage the top of the door.
You first have to lower the rear window. If the switches don't work you need to remove the carpet covering the tail gate then remove the metal cover from the tail gate. You will need to reach inside and disconnect the window from the arms that raise it so that it can be lowered. once it is lowered you should be able to open the tail gate.
The repair section on autozone.com explains how to change the light switch.
There are guides that clip on the glass, one is on the upper rear of the glass,and the is on the lower front. Most of the time the one on the rear breaks causing the window glass to tip forward. You can remove the old clip & install the new while the glass is out of the track.And then reinstall the window by seating it back in the channel.
You can remove the door panel. And there are 3 star bolts that hold the power window motor. Once you remove the motor you can remove gear cable from motor and pull up the window by hand. That is the only way I know of. I had two motorcables brake on me.
The front passenger window will not go down on a 93 Jeep Grand Cherokee if the motor or switch has failed. This is common when water gets inside the motor.
Order a new window regulator, and you need to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.
this is how my Chilton says to do it lower window to down position(if you can) remove door panel remove window weather stripping remove black window surround (should be a screw on top of surround towards back edge) then stationary window should unbolt then remove pins that hold operator to track pick up and pull out the operating window
I would try your local full auto repair shop that will offer you a set installation price if you purchase the part yourself.
You need to get a window crank removal tool from an auto parts store. Simple pressed steel tool for less and $5.
more information needed is it in the window or the design in the spoiler
Take off the inside door panel, (pull plastic clips, usually spaced 8-9") remove wire connection then mounting bolts. Just reverse process to install.
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