Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Door Window Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front
  1. Remove the door trim pad and detach the inner panel water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Tape the glass in the up position with a fabric backed body tape.
  4.  
  5. Remove the inner panel cam.
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  7. Punch out the center pin of the three regulator attaching rivets; then drill out rivets using a 1 / 4 in. drill.
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  9. Slide the regulator fore and aft to disengage the balance arm and lift the arm from the glass cam.
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  11. Remove the regulator through the rear access hole, lift the arm first.
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To install:

  1. Position the U-clips on the regulator at the three attaching locations. Be sure to install the clips with the clinch nuts on the outboard side of the regulator backplate.
  2.  

When replacing the four door sedan front door window regulator using U-clips and screws, it may be necessary to rework the U-clip at the front attachment position.

  1. To install the regulator, slide the balance and lift arm rollers into the lower sash channel cam on the glass; align the regulator attaching clips with the holes in the inner panel. Attach the regulator to the door using 1 / 4 -20X 7 / 16 " or 1 / 4 -20X 1 / 2 " screws or equivalent. Tighten the screws to 72 in. lbs.
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Rear
  1. Remove the door trim pad and detach the inner panel water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Tape the glass in the up position with a fabric backed body tape.
  4.  
  5. Remove the inner panel cam.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lower sash channel cam.
  8.  
  9. Punch out the center pin of the three regulator attaching rivets; then drill out rivets using a 1 / 4 in. drill.
  10.  
  11. Remove the regulator through the rear access hole, lift the arm first.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the U-clips on the regulator at the three attaching locations. Be sure to install the clips with the clinch nuts on the outboard side of the regulator backplate.
  2.  

When replacing the door window regulator using U-clips and screws, it may be necessary to rework the U-clip at the front attachment position.

  1. Align the attaching clips with holes in the inner panel.
  2.  
  3. Attach the regulator to the door using 1 / 4 -20X 7 / 16 " or 1 / 4 X20X 1 / 2 " screws or equivalent. Tighten the screws to 72 in. lbs.
  4.  
  5. Install the lower sash channel cam to the regulator rollers. Install the cam attaching screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the inner panel cam and all other components.
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