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Old 11-14-2018, 06:07 PM
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issues with window run channel weather strip?

so just recently I cant let my driver side window go all the way down or it gets stuck. I've had to use a pair of tiny vice grips with the tips wrapped in electrical tape to grip the top of the window and then push the switch while pulling to get it to come up and then it will roll up fine.



I looked at the back edge of the window run channel (inside of the back of the door at the junction of the main door and the window channel). I looked and the window channel weather strip itself is indented so the window glass just sorta digs into it there. If I pull forward on the window with thin long flat blade screwdriver the window will come up just like with the vice grips.


question is, how hard is it to replace this window channel weather strip? just looking at it looks like I have to completely tear the door apart almost down to the shell?
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Old 11-14-2018, 06:37 PM
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The problem might be a broken clip where the window attaches to the regulator.
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Old 12-03-2018, 04:48 PM
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I wonder how hard they are to get to and if they can be bought at the dealer? It's finally not raining and I have next two days off. Already replaced regulator before but it's been a while. I do remember one of the regulator bolts sucked to get to
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Old 12-03-2018, 05:18 PM
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Uneven lifting is usually a broken regulator clip. Replace both anytime you are in there. Definitely available at the dealer.
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Old 12-03-2018, 08:13 PM
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51338254781. I think that is the part number I need? Can't cut/paste into here on my phone for some reason
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