Honda Cars 2007-2008

Window Systems 2

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Power Windows



Removal & Installation
Motor & Regulator
4-Door Models

Specific to:

Honda Accord 2007


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on® A 177A or equivalent, commercially available, or equivalent trim tools. Make sure to use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Lower the glass fully.
  2.  
  3. Using a trim tool, pry out on the rear portion of the cover (A) to release the hooks (B, C), and then remove the cover and the screws securing the inner handle (D).

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    Fig. Using a trim tool, pry out on the rear portion of the cover (A) to release the hooks (B, C), then remove the cover and the screws securing the inner handle (D)-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

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  5. Remove the power window switch panel (A), as follows:
    1. Pry up on the rear edge of the switch panel with a trim tool to release the rear clip.
    2.  
    3. Pull out along the edge of the panel to release the hooks (B) and front clip.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the power mirror switch connector (C) (driver's) and the power window switch connector.

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      Fig. Remove the power window switch panel-driver-s side shown, others similar-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

    6.  

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  7. Remove the screw from under the pull pocket cap (A).
  8.  
  9. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. Removing the mirror mount cover (A)-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

    2.  

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  11. Remove the door panel (A) with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it, as follows:
    1. Start at the bottom edge of the door panel, release the clips that are just above the marks (B) on the edge of the panel with a commercially available trim pad remover.
    2.  
    3. Detach the upper clips.
    4.  
    5. Starting at the rear, pull the door panel upward and over the lock knob (C).
      NOTE
      The inner handle cable (D) and the courtesy light bulb socket (E) are connected to the door panel. Do not pull the door panel up too far, or the inner handle cable will be damaged.



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      Fig. Door panel removal and installation-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

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  12.  
  13. While holding the door panel (A) away from the door, disconnect the inner handle cable (B), and if equipped, courtesy light bulb socket (C), and detach the harness clip (D), then remove the panel. If necessary, remove the inner handle (E) by releasing the hooks (F, G).

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    Fig. While holding the door panel (A) away from the door, disconnect the inner handle cable (B), and if equipped, courtesy light bulb socket (C), and detach the harness clip (D), then remove the panel. If necessary, remove the inner handle (E) by releasing the hooks (F, G)

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  15. If necessary, remove the door glass inner weatherstrip (A) from the door panel (B) by pulling it down.

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    Fig. If necessary, remove the door glass inner weatherstrip (A) from the door panel (B) by pulling it down-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

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  17. Remove the screws and the panel bracket (A).

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    Fig. Remove the screws, then remove the panel bracket (A)-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

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  19. Remove the plastic cover.
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  21. Carefully raise the glass (A) until you can see the bolts, and then remove them. Carefully pull the glass out through the window slot. Take care not to drop the glass inside the door.

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    Fig. Carefully raise the glass (A) until you can see the bolts, then remove them. Carefully pull the glass out through the window slot-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

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  23. Disconnect the connector (A) from the regulator (B).
  24.  
  25. Remove the bolts (C), and loosen the bolts (D), then remove the regulator through the hole in the door.

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    Fig. Disconnect the connector (A) from the regulator (B). Then, remove the bolts (C), and loosen the bolts (D), then remove the regulator through the hole in the door

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To install:

  1. Apply multipurpose grease to all the sliding surfaces of the regulator (A) where shown.

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    Fig. Apply multipurpose grease to all the sliding surfaces of the regulator (A) where shown-2007 Accord 4-Door Models

  2.  
  3. Install the glass and regulator in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Roll the glass up and down to see if it moves freely without binding.
    2.  
    3. Make sure that there is no clearance between the glass and glass run channel when the glass is closed.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Install the panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check if the clip is damaged or stress-whitened, and if necessary, replace it with new one.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the cable and the bulb socket are connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door lock operate properly.
    6.  
    7. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its outside perimeter to seal out water.
    8.  
    9. Check for water leaks.
      NOTE
      Reset the power window control unit using one of the two following procedures.

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  6.  
  7. Resetting the power window control unit with an HDS:
    1. Connect the Honda Diagnostic System (HDS) to the vehicle's DLC.
    2.  
    3. Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and then enter the vehicle's VIN and mileage at the prompts.
    4.  
    5. Select Body Electrical from the System Selection menu.
    6.  
    7. From the Body Electrical System Select menu, select Power Windows.
    8.  
    9. From the Mode menu, select Adjustments.
    10.  
    11. From the Adjustment menu, select Window P Reset.
    12.  
    13. Follow the prompts on the screen.
    14.  
    15. Confirm that the power window master switch is reset by using the driver's window AUTO UP and DOWN function.
    16.  

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  9. Resetting the power window control unit without an HDS:
    1. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
    2.  
    3. Move the driver's window all the way down by using the driver's window DOWN switch.
    4.  
    5. Open the driver's door.
      NOTE
      Steps d.-g. must be done within 5 seconds of each other.

    6.  
    7. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
    8.  
    9. Push and hold the driver's window DOWN switch.
    10.  
    11. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
    12.  
    13. Release the driver's window DOWN switch.
    14.  
    15. Repeat steps d-g three more times.
    16.  
    17. Wait 1 second.
    18.  
    19. Confirm that AUTO UP and AUTO DOWN do not work. If AUTO UP and DOWN work, go back to step a.
    20.  
    21. Move the driver's window all the way down by holding the driver's window DOWN switch to the AUTO DOWN position.
    22.  
    23. Pull up and hold the driver's window UP switch to the AUTO UP position until the window reaches the fully closed position, and then continue to hold the switch for 1 second.
    24.  
    25. Confirm that the power window master switch is reset by using the driver's window AUTO UP and DOWN function.
    26.  
    27. If the window still does not work in AUTO, repeat the procedure several times, paying close attention to the 5 second time limit between steps.
    28.  

  10.  
  11. Enter the anti-theft codes for the audio and the navigation system, and then enter the audio presets.
  12.  

Specific to:

Honda Civic 2007-2008


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC trim tool set SOJATP2014 and Trim pad remover, Snap-on® A 177A or equivalent, commercially available trim panel removal tools.


NOTE
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Lower the window glass fully.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle by pulling the clip out with a wire hook (C).

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    Fig. If equipped with manual windows: remove the regulator handle (A) by pulling the clip (B) out with a wire hook (C)-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

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  5. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not the scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out on the upper portion of the cover (B) to release the hooks (C, D), and then remove the cover.
    2.  
    3. Remove the screws.
    4.  
    5. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way to release the hook (E).
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the inner handle rod (F) and power door lock switch connector (G).

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      Fig. Inner handle removal and installation-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Remove the grip cover (A), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry out the front edge of the cover to release the clips (B).
    2.  
    3. Pry out along the bottom to release the lower hooks (C).
    4.  
    5. Pry out along the top to release the upper hooks (D), and release the clip (E) by pulling the cover forward.

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      Fig. Grip cover removal and installation-driver-s side shown, other doors similar-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

    6.  

  8.  
  9. For the driver's door: Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B).
  10.  
  11. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Make sure the door glass is fully lowered.
    2.  
    3. Carefully pry out the mirror mount cover (A) by hand in the sequence shown.

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      Fig. Mirror mount cover removal-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

    4.  

  12.  
  13. Release the clips that hold the door panel (A) with a commercially available trim pad remover (B), and then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Passenger's door: Disconnect the power window switch connector (for some models). Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

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    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

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  15. Remove the plastic liner from the door.
  16.  
  17. Carefully raise the glass (A) until you can see the bolts, and then remove them. Carefully pull the glass out through the window slot. Take care not to drop the glass inside the door.

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    Fig. Carefully raise the glass (A) until you can see the bolts, then remove them. Carefully pull the glass out through the window slot. Take care not to drop the glass inside the door-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

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  19. If equipped with power windows: Disconnect and detach the connector (A) and harness clip (B) from the door.
  20.  
  21. Remove the bolts (C), and loosen the bolts (D, E), then remove the regulator (F) through the hole in the door. Power window is shown, manual window is similar.

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    Fig. Disconnect and detach the connector (A) and harness clip (B) from the door. Remove the bolts (C), and loosen the bolts (D, E), then remove the regulator (F) through the hole in the door-power window shown, manual window similar-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

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To install:

  1. Apply multipurpose grease to the sliding surfaces of the regulator (A) where shown.

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    Fig. Apply multipurpose grease to the sliding surfaces of the regulator (A) where shown-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

  2.  
  3. Install the glass and regulator in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
  4.  
  5. Roll the glass up and down to see if it moves freely without binding.
  6.  
  7. Make sure that there is no clearance between the glass and glass run channel when the glass is closed.
  8.  
  9. Test-drive and check for wind noise and rattles.
  10.  
  11. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its outside perimeter to seal out water.
  12.  
  13. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Replace any damaged clips.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the rod is connected properly.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the window and power door locks operate properly.
    6.  
    7. If applicable, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed.

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      Fig. If equipped with manual windows, install the regulator handle so it points forward and up at a 45° angle with the glass fully closed-2007 Civic 4-Door Models

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Switch

Specific to:

Honda Accord 2007

  1. Insert a flat-tip screwdriver wrapped with protective tape through the hole under the armrest, and push up the bottom of the power window switch to release the panel.
  2.  
  3. Pull out along the edge of the panel to release the hook and clips.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the power mirror switch connector (driver's) and the power window switch connector.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
  2.  

Specific to:

Honda Civic 2007-2008

  1. Pry out the bottom edge of the grip cover (A) at the notch (B) with the trim tool to release the hooks (C). Then remove the cover and the screw.

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    Fig. Pry out the bottom edge of the grip cover (A) at the notch (B) with the trim tool to release the hooks (C)-Civic Models

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  3. Remove the mounting screws.
  4.  
  5. Remove the screws then remove the grip base.
  6.  
  7. Remove the screws, release the hooks from the pull pocket, then remove the power window switch panel.

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    Fig. Remove the screws (B, C), and then remove the grip base (D). Remove the screws (E), and release the hooks (F) from the pull pocket (G)-Civic Models

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
  2.  

Front Door

Specific to:

Honda Fit 2007-2008

  1. Remove the switch cover from the door panel.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the connectors from the master switch.
  4.  
  5. Remove the three mounting screws and remove the switch.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

Passenger Front Door

Specific to:

Honda Fit 2007-2008

  1. Remove the switch cover from the door panel.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the 5-pin connector from the switch.
  4.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  

 
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