Electric window components - removal and refitting

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Switches
2 Prise the switch from its location using a thin-bladed screwdriver, and disconnect the wiring plug (see illustration).

49.2 Disconnecting the wiring plug from a centre console-mounted electric
49.2 Disconnecting the wiring plug from a centre console-mounted electric window switch - models from 1987

3 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Operating motors
4 Remove the window regulator.

5 Remove the three securing bolts, and withdraw the motor from the regulator assembly (see illustration).

49.5 Electric window motor securing bolts (arrowed)
49.5 Electric window motor securing bolts (arrowed)

6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but ensure that the drive gear is correctly meshed with the regulator.

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