tC 2007

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Power Windows



Removal & Installation
Motor & Regulator
Front Door
  1. Make sure the ignition switch if OFF , then disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait AT
  2.  
  3. Remove front door lower frame bracket garnish, using a prytool to detach the clip and claw
  4.  
  5. Remove assist grip cover by using a prytool to detach the 11 claws.
  6.  
  7. Remove front armrest upper base panel:
  8.  
  9. For the driver-s side, use a prytool to detach the clip and 4 claws, and remove the armrest base panel with the with the window regulator master switch. Detach the connector, then remove the 3 screws and remove the power window master switch from the armrest.
    WARNING
    Be careful when removing the screw as the master switch can fall and become damaged.

    1. For the passenger-s side, use a prytool to detach the clip and 5 claws, and remove the armrest base panel together with the power window regulator switch, detach the switch connector, then detach the 2 claws and remove the switch from the armrest.
    2.  

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  11. Remove front door trim, as follows:
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  13. Prevent damage to the door panel by applying protective tape to the areas indicated by the arrows in the illustration.

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    Fig. Front door trim removal and installation-tC

    1. Remove the 2 screws.
    2.  
    3. Using a prytool, carefully detach the 9 clips.
    4.  
    5. Prepare to remove the door trim by holding at the locations shown by the arrows in the illustration.

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      Fig. Prepare to remove the door trim by holding at the locations shown by the arrows

    6.  
    7. Horizontally pull out the door trim to detach the 4 clips.
      WARNING
      To prevent damage to the 2 pins, be sure to keep the door trim horizontal while removing it.

    8.  

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  15. Remove outer rear view mirror, as outlined in this section.
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  17. Remove front door belt molding.
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  19. If necessary, remove the front No. 1 speaker:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
    2.  
    3. Using a drill with a diameter of less than 4 mm (0.16 in.), drill out the 3 rivet heads and remove the speaker.
      WARNING
      Do not drill the rivet at an angle as this will cause damage to the drill and drill hole. Line up the drill and rivet, and carefully drill out the rivet head. Be careful as the cut rivet will be very hot.

    4.  
    5. Even if the flange is taken off, continue drilling and push out the remaining fragments using the drill.
    6.  
    7. Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the inside of the door.
    8.  

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  21. Remove front door glass inner weatherstrip
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  23. Remove front door inside handle:
    1. Using a prytool, detach the claw.
    2.  
    3. Move the inside handle in the direction indicated by the arrow mark in the illustration. This will release the claw and let you remove the inside handle.

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      Fig. Move the inside handle in the direction indicated by the arrow mark. This will release the claw and let you remove the inside handle

    4.  
    5. Disconnect the 2 cables from the inside handle.
    6.  

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  25. Remove front door service hole cover (a) w/ No. 2 speaker:
    1. Remove the screw and No. 2 speaker.
    2.  
    3. Remove the service hole cover.
      NOTE
      Remove the remaining tape on the door side.

    4.  

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  27. If equipped with side airbag system and curtain shield airbag system, perform the following:
    1. Remove the 2 nuts and the side airbag sensor through the service hole.
    2.  

  28.  
  29. Remove front door stiffener cushion No. 2 bolt and cushion, through the service hole.
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  31. Remove front door glass, as follows:
    NOTE
    Insert a cushion inside the door panel to prevent the glass from getting scratched.

    1. Temporarily install the power window switch.
    2.  
    3. Move the door glass until the 2 bolts appear in the service holes.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 bolts.
      WARNING
      Be careful when removing the bolts so the glass does not fall and break.

    6.  
    7. Remove the door glass in the direction indicated by the arrow marks in the illustration.
      WARNING
      Do not damage the glass.



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      Fig. Door glass removal

    8.  
    9. Remove the power window switch.
    10.  

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  33. Remove the front door window regulator assembly:
    1. Disconnect the connector.
    2.  
    3. Loosen bolt a.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 5 bolts and regulator through the service hole.
      WARNING
      Be careful when removing the bolts as the window regulator may fall and become damaged.

    6.  
    7. Remove bolt A.
    8.  

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  35. Remove power window regulator motor:
    1. Place matchmarks on the window regulator motor bracket and regulator gear.
    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® driver, remove the 3 screws and motor.

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      Fig. Window regulator bolt A

    4.  

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To install:

  1. Installation is, for the most part, the reverse of the removal procedure, with the following exceptions that require some additional steps:
  2.  
  3. Install the power window regulator motor:
    1. Align the matchmarks. Keep them aligned until the window glass installation is complete.
    2.  
    3. Using a Torx® driver, install the motor with the 3 screws and tighten to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm).
    4.  

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  5. Install front door window regulator assembly:
    1. Apply mp grease to the sliding and rotating areas of the window regulator.
      NOTE
      Do not apply grease to the spring of the window regulator.

    2.  
    3. Loosely screw bolt a onto the window regulator.
    4.  
    5. Insert the window regulator into the door panel. Use bolt A to hang the window regulator on the door panel.
    6.  
    7. Install the window regulator with the 5 bolts and tighten Bolt A to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).

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      Fig. Window regulator bolt A

    8.  

  6.  
  7. Install front door glass:
    1. Install the glass run.
    2.  
    3. Insert the door glass into the door panel along the glass run in the reverse of the removal procedure.
    4.  
    5. Install the door glass to the window regulator with the 2 bolts and tighten to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
    6.  

  8.  
  9. If equipped with side airbag system and curtain shield airbag system, install the side airbag sensor:
    1. Turn the ignition switch OFF .
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.
      CAUTION
      After removing the cable, wait for at least 90 seconds before starting the operation.

    4.  
    5. Install the sensor with the 2 nuts and tighten to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
      WARNING
      If the side airbag sensor assembly LH has been dropped, or there are any cracks, dents or other defects in the case, bracket or connector, replace it with a new one. When installing the side airbag sensor assembly, be careful that the SRS wiring does not interfere with any other components and that it is not pinched between other parts.

    6.  
    7. Attach the connector to the sensor.
    8.  
    9. Check that there is no looseness in the installation parts of the sensor.
    10.  
    11. Connect the battery cable.
    12.  
    13. Inspect the SRS warning lamp.
    14.  

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  11. Install front No. 1 speaker assembly:
    1. Install the front speaker to the door.
    2.  
    3. Using an air riveter or hand riveter, install the front speaker with 3 new rivets.
      NOTE
      Do not pry the rivet with the riveter, as this will cause damage to the riveter and mandrel. Confirm that the rivets are seated properly against the speaker. Do not tilt the rivets are seated properly against the speaker. Do not leave any space between the rivet head and the speaker. Do not allow any space between the speaker and door. Firmly hold together the 2 items while installing the rivet.

    4.  
    5. Attach the connector.
    6.  

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  13. Install the front door service hole cover and attach the connectors.
    NOTE
    When installing the service hole cover, pull out the links and connectors through the service hole cover. There should be no wrinkles or folds after attaching the service hole cover. After attaching the service hole cover, check that it is installed properly.

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  15. Connect the cable to the negative (-) battery terminal.
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  17. Inspect that the SRS warning lamp blinks and then goes out when you turn the ignition ON
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  19. Initialize the power window regulator motor, as outlined in this section.
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Switch
Front Door
  1. Make sure the ignition switch if OFF , then disconnect the negative battery cable. Wait AT
  2.  
  3. Remove front door lower frame bracket garnish, using a prytool to detach the clip and claw
  4.  
  5. Remove assist grip cover by using a prytool to detach the 11 claws.
  6.  
  7. Remove front armrest upper base panel:
  8.  
  9. For the driver-s side, use a prytool to detach the clip and 4 claws, and remove the armrest base panel with the with the window regulator master switch. Detach the connector, then remove the 3 screws and remove the power window master switch from the armrest.
    WARNING
    Be careful when removing the screw as the master switch can fall and become damaged.

    1. For the passenger-s side, use a prytool to detach the clip and 5 claws, and remove the armrest base panel together with the power window regulator switch, detach the switch connector, then detach the 2 claws and remove the switch from the armrest.
    2.  

  10.  
  11. Initialize the power window regulator motor, as outlined in this section.
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