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CADILLAC DEVILLE DOOR PROBLEM

2001 Cadillac Deville • 123,445 miles

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December 9, 2012.



Front Side Door Window Regulator Replacement

Removal Procedure

Remove the door trim panel. Refer to Front Side Door Trim Panel Replacement (Standard) (See: Body and Frame\Doors, Hood and Trunk\Front Door Panel\Service and Repair\Panel Replacement\Front Side Door Trim Panel Replacement (Standard)).
Remove the door module. Refer to Door Control Module Replacement ().
Remove the water deflector. Refer to Front Side Door Water Deflector Replacement See: Body and Frame\Doors, Hood and Trunk\Front Door Panel\Service and Repair.

Remove the inside handle assembly (4) in order to gain access to the window clamp attachment bolts: Carefully pry the front of the assembly (4) rearward.
Pull the front of the assembly (4) outward.
Slide the assembly (4) rearward to remove.

Disconnect the handle rod (3) from the clip guide (2). Caution: Refer to Express Window Down Caution in Cautions and Notices.
Reconnect the power window switch and module.
Raise the window to the full up position.
Tape the window in place. Caution: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Caution in Cautions and Notices.

Loosen the window clamp attachment fasteners.
Lower the regulator clamps (2) to the full down position.

Disconnect the electrical connector from the window regulator motor.
Remove the window regulator to inner door panel fasteners (2, 3).
Remove the window regulator (1) from the inner door panel.

Installation Procedure

Install the window regulator (1) through the access hole of the inner door panel.

Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

Install the window regulator fasteners (2, 3).

Tighten the fasteners to 9 N.M (80 lb in).

Connect the electrical connector to the window regulator motor.

Important: Ensure that the rubber insulators are properly attached to the window regulator clamps.

Carefully raise the window regulator clamps (2) to the full up position, engaging the window (1).
Remove the tape from the window.
Complete the following to properly position the window: Lower the window approximately two inches.
Seat the window fully rearward against the center pillar.
Adjust the window forward 2 mm to 3 mm (5/64 in to 1/8 in).
Set the glass with the clamp fasteners.

Tighten the window clamp fasteners to 10.5 N.M (93 lb in).

Disconnect the power window switch and module.

Position the rear of the inside handle assembly (4) into the opening of the inner panel.
Press the front of the assembly (4) inward until it fully engages the inner panel.
Connect the handle rod (3) to the clip guide (2).
Install the water deflector. Refer to Front Side Door Water Deflector Replacement See: Body and Frame\Doors, Hood and Trunk\Front Door Panel\Service and Repair.
Install the door module. Refer to Door Control Module Replacement ().
Install the door trim panel. Refer to Front Side Door Trim Panel Replacement (Standard) (See: Body and Frame\Doors, Hood and Trunk\Front Door Panel\Service and Repair\Panel Replacement\Front Side Door Trim Panel Replacement (Standard)).

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Dec 10, 2012.