can these be replaced without removing hre regulator from the door?
I posted a question about this today. I need the rear piece. These are on Ebay as well, but I am not convinced that they are selling two different ones. Any advice here would be helpful...
Power windows....the Achilles heel of my 98 GC. First, the passenger side would not go up or down and I replaced the entire assembly since there was no motor activation. Besides, I was replacing the entire door since it had a rust hole as big as a fist. Now, the driver's side window fails to go either way unless I slam the door 5-6 times. Now, I keep it closed and run the ac. The other Achilles heel is the rust of which the passenger's sliding door decided to get a big hole and then there is the driver's side strut mount which is in bad shape. Oh, I forgot to mention that the steel tube leading from the fuel filler to the carbon canister (?) is rusted and fuel leaks when I am filling the tank.
your van must have lived on the beach or up north!
I have one rust bubble after 20 years - and it it totally under the paint and not through to the underside.
you might try unplugging it and using tuner/contact cleaner on the connector. Mine acts that way sometimes. I actually removed the switch and tried to clean the copper contacts. there was an actual improvement, but you need to be careful as there a couple of parts that can fall out and be challenging to replace if you did not really look at it and remember how it was before it fell apart. Also, I noticed on switches at the junk yuard that some have solder joint failure issues (mine does not). I would also look at that.
I still need to know about the clips. even if i get an unbroken regulator at the yard, the clips are still 20 or nearly 20 years old and likely to break just like mine.
Yep, up north where the salt kills. A real shame since the motor and trans have been faultless and smooth. Rust is a battle. My friend mechanic and I found another passenger's side door in good shape at a junk yard, he painted it and we hung it. And I was happy....for a week. Then the sliding door's rust spot decided to fall onto the road. The strut tower is a common problem. So common that there is an aftermarket brace of which one rivets onto or tack welds to the rusted tower. Must have been an mfg error since the passenger's side tower shows no rust.