Honda Prelude Accord Civic S2000 2001-2006

Power Windows (3 of 3)

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Window Motor & Regulator



Removal & Installation
Prelude

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of Trim Pad Remover, Snap-on A 177, or equivalent, commercially available trim pad removal tool.

  1. Remove the mirror mount cover, as follows:
    1. Lower the door glass fully.
    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

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  3. Remove the inner handle (A), being careful not to scratch the door panel, as follows:
    1. Pry out the cap (B), and remove the screw.
    2.  
    3. Pull the inner handle forward and out half-way.
    4.  
    5. Disconnect the inner handle rod (C) and power door lock switch connector (D).

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      Fig. Inner door handle removal and installation-2001-02 Accord Coupe

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  5. Remove the screw, and release the clips (A, B) that hold the door panel (C) with a commercially available trim pad remover (D), then remove the door panel by pulling it upward. Disconnect the power window switch connectors (E), and the power mirror switch connector (F) (driver's side), security indicator connector (G) (driver's side for some models), and courtesy light bulb socket (H). 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-2001-02 Accord Coupe

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  7. Remove the plastic cover.
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  9. Carefully lower the glass until you can see the bolts, then loosen them. Slide the guide (A) to the rear, then remove the glass from the guide, and lift it out through the window slot. Take care not to drop the glass inside the door.

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    Fig. Carefully lower the glass until you can see the bolts, then loosen them. Slide the guide (A) to the rear, then remove the glass from the guide, and lift it out through the window slot

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  11. Disconnect and detach the connector (A) and harness clip (B) from the door. Scribe a line around the rear roller guide bolt (C) to show the original adjustment. Remove the bolts (C, D) and loosen the bolts (E), then remove the regulator (F) through the hole in the door.

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    Fig. Disconnect and detach the connector (A) and harness clip (B) from the door. Scribe a line around the rear roller guide bolt (C) to show the original adjustment. Remove the bolts (C, D) and loosen the bolts (E), then remove the regulator (F) through the hole in the door

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  13. Scribe a line (A) across the regulator (B) and sector gear (C).

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    Fig. Scribe a line (A) across the regulator (B) and sector gear (C)

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  15. Using a Torx® T20 bit, remove the screws, then separate the power window motor and regulator (B).

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    Fig. Using a Torx® T20 bit, remove the screws, then separate the power window motor and regulator (B)

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To install:

  1. Grease the moving portions of the regulator (A) indicated by the arrows.

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    Fig. Grease the moving portions of the regulator (A) indicated by the arrows

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  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.  
    5. Adjust the position of the glass as necessary.
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  5. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal; make sure the connectors and the courtesy light bulb socket are plugged in properly, and the inner handle rod is connected properly.
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S2000

WARNING
When performing this procedure, wear gloves to protect your hands, be careful not to scratch the door. Do NOT drop the window glass inside the door.


NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014* and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available tools. Take care not to scratch the door panel and door. Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Remove the door panel in the numbered sequence shown in the accompanying illustration. 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-S2000

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  3. Remove the lock switch and switch panel from the door panel. Detach the electrical connector, then remove the switch
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  5. Remove the inner door handle and rod crank.
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  7. Remove the plastic cover.
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  9. Remove the door glass and regulator in numbered sequence:
    1. Hold the adjusting bolts with a hex wrench when removing the locknuts.
    2.  
    3. Mark a line around the stabilizer mounting bolt, the glass mounting bolts, and the regulator mounting nuts to show the original locations.
    4.  

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To install:

  1. Install the glass and regulator in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Hold the adjusting bolts with a hex wrench when installing the locknuts.
    2.  
    3. Before installing the regulator, apply multipurpose grease to all the sliding surfaces of the regulator.
    4.  
    5. Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
    6.  
    7. Roll the glass up and down to see if it moves freely without binding.
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    9. Make sure that there is no clearance between the glass and roof weatherstrip when the glass is closed.
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    11. Test-drive and check for wind noise and rattles.
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    13. When reinstalling the door panel, make sure the plastic cover is installed properly and sealed around its perimeter.
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  3. Install the door panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check for damaged or stress-whitened clips, and replace them with new ones.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly.
    4.  
    5. Push the clips into place securely.
    6.  
    7. Check the window and power door lock operations.
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Window Switch Control Panel



Removal & Installation
Accord
2001-02 Models
  1. Remove the screw and power window switch assembly from the door panel.

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    Fig. Window control panel removal-driver-s side shown

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  3. Remove the mounting screws, then remove the switch from the panel.

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    Fig. Remove the mounting screws, then remove the switch from the panel

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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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2003-06 Coupe
  1. Remove the power window switch panel (A), as follows:
    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 (B) to release the pane
    2.  
    3. Pull out along the edge of the panel to release the hook (C) and clips (D)
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    5. Disconnect the power mirror switch connector (E) (driver's) and the power window switch connector (F)
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  2.  
  3. Remove the screws (G) from under the armrest.

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    Fig. Removing the power window switch panel

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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure
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2003-06 Sedan
  1. 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 (D)

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      Fig. Remove the power window switch panel-driver-s side shown, others similar

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  3. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure
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Civic
2-Door Models

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. Remove the switch panel (A), as follows:
    1. Using a trim tool, pry the cap (C), then remove the screw (D).
    2.  
    3. Pry out the panel or pocket to release the clips (E).
    4.  
    5. Release the clip (F) by pulling the cover or pocket forward.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the power window switch connector (G).

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      Fig. Exploded view of the switch panel

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, and noting 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.  

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4-Door Models

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. 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

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  3. Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B), then remove the control panel.

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    Fig. Disconnect the power window switch connector (A) (for some models). Remove the screws from the grip base (B), then remove the control panel

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, noting 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.  

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Prelude
  1. Remove the screw and power window switch assembly from the door panel.

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    Fig. Window control panel removal-driver-s side shown

  2.  
  3. Remove the mounting screws, then remove the switch from the panel.

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    Fig. Remove the mounting screws, then remove the switch from the panel

  4.  
  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  6.  

S2000

NOTE
This procedure requires the use of KTC Trim Tool Set SOJATP2014* and Trim pad remover, Snap-on A 177A or equivalent, commercially available tools. Take care not to scratch the door panel and door. Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when prying components.

  1. Remove the door panel in the numbered sequence shown in the accompanying illustration. Remove the door panel with as little bending as possible to avoid creasing or breaking it.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Door panel removal and installation-S2000

  2.  
  3. Remove the window switch and switch panel from the door panel. Detach the electrical connector, then remove the switch.
  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the window switch panel in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    1. Check for damaged or stress-whitened clips, and replace them with new ones.
    2.  
    3. Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly.
    4.  
    5. Push the clips into place securely.
    6.  
    7. Check the window and power door lock operations.
    8.  

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