Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Manual Door Glass and Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

1967-76 Models
  1. Remove the door trim panel and watershield.
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  3. Lower the glass completely.
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  5. On models equipped with stereo, remove the lower trim panel and speaker.
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  7. On models with a stationary glass panel in the door, remove the panel as follows:
    1. Remove the division channel attaching screws, then remove the channel.
    2.  
    3. Move the glass and weatherstripping forward and out of the opening.
    4.  

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  9. Remove the inner weatherstripping.
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  11. Remove the vent window lower support attaching screw.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Common front door glass system

  1. Locate the vent window retaining clip screw through the weatherstripping and remove the screw.
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  3. Lower the door glass and tilt the vent window assembly rearward.
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  5. Remove the vent window.
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  7. Raise the door glass until the regulator connectors are visible.
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  9. Slide the window glass forward and remove the rear regulator connector from the guide.
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  11. Lower the regulator and tilt the glass upward to remove the front regulator connector.
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  13. Tilt the glass rearward and remove it from the door.
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To install:
  1. Slide the glass and regulator assembly into the door and connect the regulator arms in the guides.
  2.  
  3. Install a new retaining clip on the vent window assembly.
  4.  
  5. Install the vent window assembly into the door.
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  7. Install the lower vent window attaching screw. Don't tighten it yet.
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  9. Press the vent window retaining clip into the upper door frame with the palm of your hand.
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  11. Tighten the lower screw.
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  13. Install the inner weatherstripping.
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  15. On models with a stationary glass panel:
    1. Position the glass and weatherstripping in the window opening and insert it into the upper frame.
    2.  
    3. Insert the division channel run into the channel.
    4.  
    5. With the door glass in the down position, insert the division channel in the door and move it firmly against the stationary glass weatherstripping.
    6.  
    7. Install, but don't tighten, the upper and lower attaching screws.
    8.  
    9. Adjust the door glass in the channel.
    10.  
    11. Tighten the channel against the stationary glass and check for a good seal.
    12.  

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  17. Raise the door glass to the full up position.
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  19. If applicable, install the stereo speaker and lower trim.
  20.  
  21. Install the watershield and door trim panel.
  22.  

1977-88 Models
  1. Remove the door trim panel and watershield.
  2.  
  3. Lower the glass fully.
  4.  
  5. On models equipped with stereo, remove the lower trim panel and speaker.
  6.  
  7. On models with a stationary glass panel in the door, remove the panel as follows:
    1. Remove the division channel attaching screws and remove the channel.
    2.  
    3. Move the glass and weatherstripping forward and out of the opening.
    4.  

  8.  
  9. Remove the inner weatherstripping.
  10.  
  11. Pull back the upper glass run 8-10 in. (20-25cm), then remove the upper and lower vent window attaching screws.
  12.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear door glass system

  1. Remove the vent window.
  2.  
  3. Slide the window glass forward off the regulator arms and remove the glass from the door.
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  5. Drill out the regulator mounting rivets and remove the regulator assembly from the door.
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To install:
  1. Position the regulator in the door.
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  3. Using 1 / 4 -20 screws and nuts in place of the rivets, torque the regulator mounting screws to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Slide the glass onto the regulator arms and into the rear glass run.
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  7. Install the plastic nut and U-nut on the vent window assembly.
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  9. Install the vent window assembly into the door.
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  11. Install the upper and lower vent window attaching screws. Don't tighten them yet.
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  13. Move the glass run back to the vent window by placing the run adjacent to the door channel and pressing it into the channel using a wide-bladed chisel or similar tool. Press in both corners to ensure the hidden lip engages the channel.
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  15. Install the inner weatherstripping.
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  17. Raise or lower the vent window to maintain a 0.062 in. (1.6mm) fore-aft glass free-play. Then, with the glass up, tighten the upper screws.
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  19. Hold the vent against the glass, with the glass down, and tighten the lower screws.
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  21. On models with a stationary glass panel:
    1. Position the glass and weatherstripping in the window opening and insert it into the upper frame.
    2.  
    3. Insert the division channel run into the channel.
    4.  
    5. With the door glass in the down position, insert the division channel in the door and move it firmly against the stationary glass weatherstripping.
    6.  
    7. Install, but don't tighten, the upper and lower attaching screws.
    8.  
    9. Adjust the door glass in the channel.
    10.  
    11. Tighten the channel against the stationary glass and check for a good seal.
    12.  

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  23. Raise the door glass to the full up position.
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  25. If applicable, install the stereo speaker and lower trim.
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  27. Install the watershield and door trim panel.
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