GM Firebird 1967-1981 Repair Guide

Door Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Early Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door panel. Remove the window glass.
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  3. If equipped with power windows, disengage the electrical connector from the power window motor.
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  5. Remove the window regulator retaining bolts. Remove the window regulator from the vehicle.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the service removal procedure.
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Late Models

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the door panel.
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  3. Put the window glass in the full Up position and tape the glass to the door frame.
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  5. Remove the lower sash channel bolts. Punch out the center of the regulator rivets and drill them out using a 1 / 4 in. drill bit.
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  7. If equipped with power windows, disengage the electrical connector from the power motor assembly. Remove the regulator from its mounting.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Be sure to use new rivets or nuts and bolts to retain the regulator to its mount on the door.
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