AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information

Electric Tailgate Window

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Open the tailgate.
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  3. Remove the control handles and trim panel.
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  5. Raise the glass completely.
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To raise the glass with the tailgate open, manually depress the safety switch, mounted on the left auxiliary floor panel, and turn the key to the right.

  1. Slide the glass assembly to disengage the regulator arms from the glass bottom channel and remove the glass.
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  3. If the glass is stuck in the down position due to a defective regulator:
    1. Remove the access holes covers.
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    3. Remove the regulator handle assembly.
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    5. Drill out the regulator pinion shaft housing rivets.
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    7. Pull the shaft housing free and lift the glass from the tailgate.
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To install:
  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  3. Align the glass as necessary by loosening the glass slide channel screws and moving the glass as needed to obtain proper fit. Tighten the screws.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  7. Align the glass as necessary by loosening the glass slide channel screws and moving the glass as needed to obtain proper fit. Tighten the screws.
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