Honda Civic/CRX/del Sol 1984-1995 Repair Guide

Door Glass, Regulator and Power Window Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Window regulator assembly mounting



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Fig. Fig. 2: Grease the window regulator at these points

Without Power Windows
  1. Remove the regulator handle by pushing the set pin spring.
  2.  
  3. Remove the arm rest, door inside handle escutcheon and door lock.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door finisher and sealing screen.
  6.  
  7. On some models it may be necessary to remove the outer door molding.
  8.  
  9. Lower the door glass with the regulator handle until the regulator-to-glass attaching bolts appear at the access holes in the door inside panel.
  10.  
  11. Raise the door glass and draw it upwards.
  12.  
  13. Remove the regulator attaching bolts and remove the regulator assembly through the large access hole in the door panel.
  14.  
  15. Install the window regulator assembly in the door.
  16.  
  17. Connect all mounting bolts and check for proper operation.
  18.  
  19. Adjust the window if necessary and install the door trim panel.
  20.  
  21. Install all the attaching components to the door panel.
  22.  
  23. Install the window regulator handle.
  24.  

With Power Windows
  1. Remove the speaker cover and the speaker.
  2.  
  3. Remove the screws attaching the armrest.
  4.  
  5. Remove the door trim panel by removing the attaching screws and the clips then pull it upward.
  6.  
  7. Lower the door glass until the mounting bolts can be seen.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the power window harnesses, remove the screws then the armrest.
  10.  
  11. Support the glass and remove the glass to regulator attaching bolts.
  12.  
  13. Remove the regulator mounting bolts, then remove the regulator assembly through the lower hole in the door.
  14.  
  15. With the regulator removed from the door, before removing the motor from the regulator, mark the sector gear and regulator position.
  16.  
  17. Move the window regulator to the original position by connecting a 12 volt source to the motor.
  18.  


CAUTION
The regulator gear will move suddenly when the motor is removed, because the regulator spring is tensioned against the gear.

To Install:
  1. Install the window regulator with the sector gear in the proper position as marked earlier. Lubricate the sector and gear and rollers prior to installation.
  2.  
  3. Connect the power window harness, and screw and clip the door panel back in place.
  4.  
  5. Attach the armrest and speaker cover.
  6.  

 
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