[V8] Window Regulator

Kneale Brownson kneale at coslink.net
Sat Dec 10 17:48:13 EST 2005

Here's a description of door panel removal/regulator repair on a 200q20v.
Basically the same process on a V8:
http://members.aol.com/c1j1miller/body.html#Window regulator cable repair

At 01:42 PM 12/10/2005 -0500, Speakoutprod at aol.com wrote:
>We had a cold snap here -- 24 below at my house -- and I noticed that the 
>driver's side window had some problems.
>Specifically, it does not go down as smoothly as it used to, and it usually 
>now won't go all the way down -- gets to a "stuck mode" about 2 inches from 
>where it used to bottom out.  When I try to make it go back up, I have to
>the glass with my hand to help it, and it make some sounds.  Once it gets 
>halfway up or so, it goes up OK, but with some protest (I don't have to use 
>my hand 
>at this point).
>If I roll it down a few inches, maybe halfway down, it goes up OK (without 
>hand assist), but again, not as smoothly.  The temp is now in the balmy 
>30's, so 
>I don't think temp is a factor.
>Any suggestions as to the cause?
>I did window regulator work years ago on my 5000 Turbo, but have never took 
>apart the door on my V8.  Should I plan for a trip to the bathtub with a 
>razorblade or is it relatively easy to open it up (removing trim, door 
>panels, etc.)?
>Brad Hartman
>1990 Pearl V8
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