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This happened to my daughter's car a few weeks ago. Ford sells new window regulators complete with the motor only - you cannot buy only the regulator portion. I found a good price from a dealer on the web - about $50 cheaper than my local Ford dealer. I am going to assume you already have the interior door panels, etc. removed. Unbolt the window motor and get it as close as possible to the opening in the door frame near the lower front of the door. Cut the two window regulator encased cables exiting the motor with heavy duty cutters or metal shears. If you have trouble cutting these cables, attempt to unbolt the motor from the regulator gear assembly. Inside you will find two gears and probably a very messed-up cable. Cut these cables. This will free the motor and gear assy. which can be removed after disconnecting the electrical connector. At this point, the window glass should also be free enough to slide up in the track to be unbolted from it's carrier. Once the glass is detached from the carrier, you should be able to lift & tilt it out of the top of the door. Continue with new window regulator replacement as usual. If you need additional help w/photos, I would recommend ChiltonsDIY.com for $20/year subscription.

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