Jeep Wagoneer/Commando/Cherokee 1957-1983 Repair Information

Electric Tailgate Window Motor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the tailgate access cover.
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  3. Remove the retainers from the regulator arm studs.
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  5. Disconnect the regulator arm studs from the bottom channel.
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  7. Disconnect the defogger wires.
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  9. Raise the glass.
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  11. Support the glass in the raised position and disconnect the wiring at the safety switch.
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  13. If the regulator attaching screw are accessible, remove them and lift out the regulator. If the sector gears are covering the screws:
    1. Place a jumper wire between the terminals of the safety switch.
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    3. Place the key in the tailgate lock and operate the motor until the gears allow access to the regulator screws. Wedge a screw or other such object between the sector gear teeth to hold them in position.
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    5. Remove the regulator.
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  1. Remove the motor. Disconnect the wiring.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Don't forget to remove the jamming screw.
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