Feb 012014
 

the cable that is in the window assembly on passenger side came lose

the cable on the passenger side window assembly came lose I need a picture and instructions on how to put it back on.
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  1. The cable is one complete assembly called the Window Regulator and usually will come with the window motor as a complete assembly. This makes the replacement easier.

    Removal Procedure

    •Remove the front door water deflector. Refer to Water Deflector Replacement – Front Door .
    •Remove the front door window. Refer to Front Side Door Window Replacement .
    •Remove the arm rest bracket. Refer to Armrest Replacement .

    window regulator

    Important
    The window regulator screws are seated into key slots in the inner door panel and is unnecessary to remove the screws completely from the window regulator.
    •Loosen the front door window regulator mounting screws.
    •Remove the front door window regulator rail left lower mounting screw.
    •Lower the front door window regulator motor into the front door to gain access to the electrical connector.
    •Disconnect the front door window regulator motor electrical connector.
    •Remove the front door window regulator from the front door.

    Installation Procedure

    •Position the front door window regulator into the front door.
    •Connect the front door window regulator motor electrical connector.
    •Position the front door window regulator motor inside the front door and install it into the key slots in the inner door panel.
    •Position the front door window regulator rail assembly into the key slots in the inner door panel.

    Caution!
    Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
    •Install the front door window regulator rail left lower mounting screw.

    Tighten
    Tighten the screw to 10 N·m (89 lb in).

    Important
    In order to ensure proper orientation of the window regulator to the door, tighten the remaining window regulator screws in the specified sequence; lower rear, upper rear, lower front, upper front.
    •Hand tighten the remaining front door window regulator screws.

    Tighten
    Tighten the screws to 10 N·m (89 lb in).
    •Install the front door window. Refer to Front Side Door Window Replacement .
    •Install the arm rest bracket. Refer to Armrest Replacement .
    •Install the front door water deflector. Refer to Water Deflector Replacement – Front Door .

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