Toyota Celica 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Door Glass and Regulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1986-89 Vehicles
EXCEPT CONVERTIBLE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front door panel to gain access to the regulator assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the service hole cover.
  6.  
  7. Lower the regulator until the door glass is in the fully open position.
  8.  
  9. Remove the 2 glass stoppers and trim supports.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inner stabilizer and glass channel mounting nuts.
  12.  
  13. Pull the glass up and out of the door.
  14.  
  15. To remove the window regulator:
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector (power windows).
    2.  
    3. Remove the equalizer arm bracket mounting bolts.
    4.  
    5. Remove the window regulator mounting bolts and remove the regulator (with the power window motor attached) through the service hole.
    6.  

  16.  

To install:

  1. Coat all the window regulator sliding surfaces with multi-purpose grease.
  2.  
  3. Place the regulator (with the power window motor) through the service hole and install the mounting bolts. Connect the power window connector if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Place the door glass into the door cavity.
  6.  
  7. Connect the glass to the regulator with the channel mount bolts.
  8.  
  9. Install the glass stoppers and trim supports. Install the door panel and water shield, if removed.
  10.  
  11. Reconnect the negative battery terminal and check for operation of the window or power window.
  12.  

CONVERTIBLE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner quarter trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Unbolt the regulator and glass assembly from the body.
  6.  
  7. Separate the quarter glass assembly from the guide assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bracket and the glass. Remove the regulator assembly.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  12.  



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Fig. Fig. 1 Removing quarter glass1986-89 convertible vehicles shown

1990-93 Vehicles
EXCEPT CONVERTIBLE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front door panel to gain access to the regulator assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the service hole cover.
  6.  
  7. Lower the regulator until the door glass is in the fully open position.
  8.  
  9. Remove the two glass channel mount bolts.
  10.  
  11. Pull the glass up and out of the door.
  12.  
  13. If equipped, unbolt and remove the inside door panel frame.
  14.  
  15. If equipped with power windows, disconnect the electrical connector.
  16.  
  17. Remove the equalizer arm bracket mounting bolts.
  18.  
  19. Remove the window regulator mounting bolts and remove the regulator (with the power window motor attached) through the service hole.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Coat all the window regulator sliding surfaces with multi-purpose grease.
  2.  
  3. Install the glass channel mounting bolts. Install the door panel and water shield, if removed.
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the negative battery terminal and check for operation of the window or power window.
  6.  

CONVERTIBLE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner quarter trim panel.
  4.  
  5. Unbolt the regulator and glass assembly from the body.
  6.  
  7. Separate the quarter glass assembly from the guide assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the bracket and the glass. Remove the regulator assembly.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal procedure.
  12.  



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Fig. Fig. 2 Removing quarter glass1990-93 convertible vehicles shown

 
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