Mechanics

WINDOW MOTOR

1998 Dodge Caravan

Electrical problem
1998 Dodge Caravan 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 105097 miles

how do I remove the passanger side door panel and replace the window motor?
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Jochens@frontierneet.net
January 6, 2009.




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To remove the door panel, follow instructions below:

REMOVAL of DOOR PANEL:
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
If equipped, use a small flat bladed tool to pry out the courtesy lamp from the door trim panel and disconnect the lamp wiring harness.
If equipped, remove screws mounting the door assist handle to the inner door panel.
If equipped, remove screw mounting the door pull cup to the inner door panel.
If equipped, remove screws mounting the trim panel to the door from underneath the map pocket.
If equipped with power windows, perform the following;
Use a small prying tool to remove the screw cover from the power switch panel.
Remove the power switch panel retaining screws. Remove the power switch panel from the door trim panel.
Disengage the wiring harness connector from the switch assembly.
If equipped, remove the memory seat/mirror switch, using a small prying tool, and unplug the wiring connector.
If equipped, remove the screw holding the door trim to the door panel from behind inside latch release handle.
Using a special trim removal tool, disengage the clips retaining the door trim to the door frame around perimeter of the panel.
Lift the trim panel upward to disengage the flange from the inner belt molding at the top of the door.
Tilt the top of the trim panel away from the door to gain access to the latch linkage.
Disengage the clip attaching the linkage rod to the inside latch release handle. Separate the linkage rod from the latch handle.
Remove the door trim panel from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION of DOOR PANEL:
Support the top of the door trim panel away from the door enough to gain access to the latch linkage.
Insert the linkage rod into the latch handle. Engage the clip that holds the linkage rod secured to the latch handle.
Place the door trim panel in position against the door and install into the inner belt molding at the top of the door.
Firmly push the trim panel against the door to engage the retaining clips around the perimeter of the door.
If equipped, install and tighten the screw holding the door trim to the door panel from behind inside latch release handle.
If equipped, install the memory seat/mirror switch.
If equipped with power windows, install the power switch panel assembly.
If equipped, install the screws mounting the trim panel to the door from underneath the map pocket.
If equipped, install the screw mounting the door pull cup to the inner door panel.
If equipped, install the screws mounting the door assist handle to the inner door panel.
If equipped, install the courtesy lamp into the door trim panel.
Connect the negative battery cable.

To remove the window motor, follow instructions listed below:


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FIGURE 3


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