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You'll need to first unplug the wiring harness that connects
to the window button. Then, pull the door handle and work
the cable hook free from the latch mechanism. You'll have to
snap the white guide piece free to allow the door panel to
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The speaker will remain connected, but you'll still have
enough slack that you can now set the door panel in the car
seat footwell and begin working.
Peel back the moisture seal (plastic sheet) to the speaker
area so you'll have free access to the inner shell of the door.
At this point, pick a small drill bit (like 1/16") and start
drilling out the bottom two rivets.
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The way it works is that you'll move up a few fractions of an
inch on each bit, until eventually the rivet will fall apart into
two pieces. No more rivets, just holes:
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Do the same process with the top two rivets and the entire
regulator and motor will come out in a single piece. Make
sure you unplug the motor's wiring harness before you pull
the assembly out of the door.
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Remove the 2-3 torx screws holding the motor to the
regulator. Swivel the motor out of it's spot and rotate it into
place in the new regulator. It has a toothed cog that you
have to line up. You'll know it's right when you feel it--a
very secure connection.
Replace the torx screws.