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Thread: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    That thing is just achored to the middle area of the door.
    Don't pull on it. LIFT it off.


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    Thumbs up Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger View Post
    Don't pull on it. LIFT it off.
    Correct......

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    Just did the cotter pin fix to a reg I replaced a year ago, that just broke again, perfect solution, good work ELI ICE.

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    my right rear (passenger side) window fell. My son attempted to open panels. He got the outer panel off successfully but is concerned about the wiring connection. He says it "looks" like he would have to cut wires and is not willing to do that. Can you help?

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    Thanks ELI ICE. Borderline genius. Now somebody needs to sell a kit online containing 2 cotter pins for $19.95. Seriously, luckily I had the Gorilla black duct tape in the "03 DES yes DES for the automatic window drop 40 minutes from home in a balmy 88 degrees. So keep the duct tape in the trunk if you have any plastic regulators in play.

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    Im attempting the cotter pin fix but Im a bit confused, okay for one when I got my regulator out I realized that the top wheel of the pulley system the wire isant overtop of it as it should be and its way to tight to pull it over the pulley, other than that my regulator looks fine but where do I put the cotter pins exactly? like in the imagine it looks like they are on the beed but then it looks like they are on the part of the regulator that goes up and down.. can someone please explain in detail?

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    Man, I would be happy to buy the gent that posted the cotter pin fix above! 1.98 to repair the RR, too bad I didn't know this for the first 3!


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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    I just fixed my Driver side window with the cotter pin method. Working so far. Also had to remove the cable gearbox the motor is mounted on to re-string the cable that had come off the spool inside the gearbox. I drilled out the rivets holding the gearbox to the frame, then replaced the rivets with 10-32 screw and nut. (only replaced 3 of the 4- the 4th screw interfered with the motor mounting flush to the frame.
    THANKS TO ALL FOR THEN INFO ON DOOR PANEL REMOVAL(Lowcola) AND COTTER PIN REPAIR! Easy to follow and such complete information.

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    My damn driver side regulator popped for the FOURTH time in 3 years, so I did the cotter pin repair. Other than a little play, it seems to be working fine and should actually be stronger than the stupid plastic piece GM decided to use for a 60K car.

    Now, for about 30 cents I can fix this problem in the future

    Thanks again

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    I just fixed the regulator on my 2002 Deville using the Cotter Pin trick. Except I didn't have any cotter pins handy so I made some out of #10 solid copper wire. Seems to be a very stable fix. Thanks again to all in this forum. Great ideas that save me lots of money and time.

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    Re: 2000 Deville Window Regulator Fix

    great tip. im going to try this during the weekend. i did already take my door panel off and looked at the regulator because i need to hold the window up somehow. i noitced the cable is kinked (bent or twisted) will this still work? im wondering if its going to get stuck in the motor becuse its twisted.
    also any ideas on how to stop the slack in the window? thx guys!

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    Please help i can't find the pdf when i click on the link it doesn't work. What should i do?

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    I have the same problem as aamir209, the link to the pdf is dead. Could someone re-up it? Thanks!

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    I PM'd the OP to repost it if he can, but he hasn't been here since 10/11/11.

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    Re: DeVille Window Regulator/Motor Repair - HOWTO pdf

    Quote Originally Posted by cepeda0812 View Post
    This link does not work and I desperately need to replace the window lift motor in my deville which just broke on me about an hour ago. I appreciate any help thank you
    I had same problem trying to access the pdf file myself until I registered as a forum member. Once you've created an account, log in and links/attachments referenced in threads will then be fully accessible.


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