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Old 10-10-2007, 08:47 PM   #1
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window regulator repair, rear

First, thx to tommiexboi (8-8-2003) and elbee (4-14-2006) for their DIY's on repairing window regulators. I'm half way through doing mine. Since mine is a rear window, I will comment on tommiexboi's DIY. Para 3: don't forget that there is a screw behind the window control switch (power window switch) that need be removed. Para's 8 and 11: the bar (which is the window regulator) is vertical and not horizontal. Again thanks both of you for the information which has most likely saved each person doing it $200 to $300.
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Old 10-10-2007, 09:00 PM   #2
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Old 12-08-2008, 08:20 PM   #3
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Northern where did you buy your rear window regulator from?

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Old 12-09-2008, 07:48 AM   #4
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I got mine at AutoZOne. It was a new unit and included the motor for around $100
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Old 12-19-2008, 12:55 PM   #5
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Northern where did you buy your rear window regulator from?

Thanks...

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I just got mine from partsgeek.com for 53 without the motor. I ordered some other parts also and got 10% back by going through cashbaq.com. I made $18 in a rebate from using their site. Pretty cool!
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