Jeep Wagoneer/Commando/Cherokee 1957-1983 Repair Information

Manual Door Glass and Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION FC Series



  1. Remove the trim molding at the glass line.
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  3. Remove the arm rest.
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  5. Press in on the door panel and remove the pins from the door handle and window crank. Pull off the handle and crank.
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  7. Remove the retaining screws and lift off the door panel.
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  9. Remove the access plate from the door frame.
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  11. Remove the button plug from the lower rear and upper front edges of the door.
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  13. Remove the five screws attaching the glass frame to the door: 2 at the rear edge of the door; three at the front edge of the door.
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  15. Remove the screw attaching the lower front edge of the glass frame to the inside of the door panel.
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  17. Lower the glass and remove the spring clip and washer holding the window regulator arm to the lower glass frame channel.
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  19. Remove the weatherstrip clips from the rear edge of the door, near the lock. Remove enough weatherstripping to allow lifting the glass frame from the door.
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  21. Remove the door lock tumbler as described above.
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  23. Lift the glass and frame straight up and out of the door.
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Jeepster/Commando

  1. Remove the door trim panel.
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  3. Remove the two vent window frame bolts, one just above the upper door hinge mount, the other just below the hinge on the post side of the door.
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  5. Remove the screw located on the door inner panel, just below the vent window lock, which secures the vent window frame to the door panel.
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  7. Open the vent window and remove the self-tapping screw in the lower weatherstripping.
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  9. Lower the window and pull upward and out on the vent window assembly.
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  11. Remove the access plate from the door frame.
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  13. Pry out the felt strips along the window channel.
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  15. Remove the retaining clip securing the regulator arm pin to the glass lifter channel, remove the arm pin from the slot in the channel and crank the regulator arm downward to free the glass channel.
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  17. Remove the two hex nuts from the window stop, and lift out the stop.
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  19. Lift the glass up and out of the door.
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  21. Installation is the reverse of removal. When installing the glass, install the rear edge first, then the front edge. If the window does not operate smoothly, or bonds, the guide channels can be adjusted by loosening the attaching screws and shifting the channels until smooth operation is achieved.
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1962-69 Wagoneer and J-Series Truck

FRONT DOOR
  1. Remove the door panel.
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  3. Remove the glass stop bracket.
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  5. With the door open, remove the two Phillips screws and starwashers retaining the outside door handle.
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  7. Hold the door and pull the handle forward and out of the door.
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  9. Remove the screws from the lock linkage control, push the control unit into the door cavity and lower it to the door bottom. Remove it through an access hole.
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  11. Remove the screws holding the window control mechanism to the door. Push the door latch into the door and lower it to the door bottom.
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  13. Temporarily install the window handle and lower the glass to gain access to the retainer. Lift the small projection on the retainer clip off of the concave portion of the pin, while sliding the retainer free of the groove in the pin.
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  15. Pull the pin out of the slot and crank the regulator to the extreme top position so it will not re-engage the lifter channel.
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  17. Lower the glass to the bottom of the door.
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  19. Push the lower end of th