GM Camaro 1967-1981 Repair Guide

Door Glass

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1967-69 Models

See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Identification of the door assembly components-1967-69 models

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door panel. Lower the window to the full down position. Remove the up-travel stop from the lower sash channel.
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  3. Roll the window 1 / 2 way up and remove the bolts that secure the lower window sash channel to the rear run channel guide plate. Disengage the guide plate from the sash channel.
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  5. Roll the window completely up. Remove the inner panel cam bolts. Tilt the upper corner of the glass inboard and rotate the glass counterclockwise until the lower sash channel cam is close to being parallel with the beltline.
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  7. Slide the glass rearward and disengage it from the regulator lift arm. Remove the glass from the vehicle.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Adjust the glass, as required.
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1970-81 Models

See Figures 2 and 3



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the door assembly components-1970-81 models



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Fig. Fig. 3: Component list for the exploded view of the door assembly-1970-81 models

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door panel.
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  3. Remove the front and rear up-travel stops and stabilizer strips. Remove the glass bearing plate adjusting stud nut.
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  5. Turn the adjusting stud clockwise until the bearing plate is out of contact with the bearing button on the glass.
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  7. Remove the lower sash guide plate assembly to glass retaining bolts. Tilt the upper edge of the glass inboard to disengage it from the guide plate.
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  9. Remove the window glass from the vehicle by lifting straight up.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Adjust the glass, as required.
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ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door panel.
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  3. To rotate the window, loosen the front and rear up-stops, adjust the inner panel cam and the up-stops, then tighten the screws.
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  5. To adjust the window's upper inboard and outboard edge, perform the following procedures:
    1. Position the window in the partially down position.
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    3. Loosen the vertical guide upper support (lower) screws, which are accessible through the inner panel access holes.
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    5. Loosen the pin assembly screws, the rear up-stop screw and the front belt stabilizer screw.
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    7. Adjust the vertical guide upper support and pin assembly (in or out as required, then tighten the screws, adjust and tighten the other components.
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When adjusting glass, make sure that it remains inboard of the blow-out clip, when cycled.

  1. If the window is too far forward or rearward, position the window partially down, loosen the vertical guide (upper and lower) screws, then adjust as required.
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  3. If the window is too high or low in the Up position, adjust the front and rear up-travel stops.
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  5. If the window is too high or low in the Down position, adjust the down-travel stop.
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  7. If the window binds during the up and down operation, adjust the front and/or rear belt stabilizer pin assemblies.
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