Volvo Cars 1999-05

Window Systems

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Removal & Installation



Switch
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The negative battery cable
     
    The ignition key
     
    The door panel
     
    The nut and screw holding the window switch in place
     
    The electrical connectors
     
    Pull up the rear edge of the window switch
     
    Pull the window switch backwards and upwards and detach. Disconnect the plastic catches

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    Fig. Removing the power window switch

    Removing the power window switch
     

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To install:

  1. Position the window switch in the hole on the door panel.
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  3. Check that the lower mounting for the window switch is correctly located in the support on the door panel.
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  5. Press the window switch into place.
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  7. Connect the electrical connectors.
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  9. Install the nut and screw that holds the window switch in place.
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  11. Replace the door panel.
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Motor & Regulator
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Place window in fully raised position.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Inside door handle
     
    Cover at base of door mirror
     
    Screws holding door panel
     
    Pull off door panel
     
    Electrical connectors at switch module
     
    Cable for the inside door handle
     
    Guide molding
     
    Guide rail

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    Fig. Setting up window to remove lift motor

    Setting up window to remove lift motor
     

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  9. Secure the window using tape to keep window in raised position.
    NOTE
    The lift mechanism is correctly positioned for removal when the holes in the mechanism and in the arm are opposite each other.

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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The rivets holding the lift mechanism
     
    The lift mechanism
     
    The connectors for the power window motor and regulator
     
    The rivets holding the motor in place
     
    The motor and regulator
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The motor and regulator into position. Install new rivets
     
    The connectors for the power window motor and regulator
     
    The lift mechanism. Install new rivets
     
    The soundproofing
     

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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Connect the connectors to the door module switches and power mirror switch
     
    Guide rail
     
    New rivets for the guide rail
     
    Guide molding
     
    Cable for the inside door handle
     
    Press door panel into place
     
    The M6 screws. Tighten to 88 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    Cover at the base of the door mirror
     
    Door handle
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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Diagnosis & Testing



Always check that the window switch control module and control module box connectors do not have damaged terminals or sockets. This may be the cause of a fault in the system.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the window switch and door module.
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  7. Inspect terminals for poor connections, loose wires, bent, broken, or corroded pins, and then verify that the connectors are securely fastened.
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  9. Replace faulty parts.
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