Service & Maintenance Window regulator

Discussion in '7th Generation (2001-2005)' started by moob, Monday 4th Aug, 2014.

  1. moob Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    Scotland Rob Glasgow
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    Hi guys,

    My 7th Generation seems to keep needing attention.

    My passenger side window seems really sluggish to go up today, so I've left it in that position.

    I'd reckon this is a window regulator, please correct me otherwise.

    Is this an easy job?
     
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  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Silicone spray the channels mate first then see what it does.
     
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  3. moob Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    Scotland Rob Glasgow
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    Take the door card off to access them or just spray down the side of the window?
     
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  4. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    IIRC, it's just down the sides, giving it a few minutes to soak in.
     
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  5. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I would take the door card off and give the rubber guide a good clean, using a flat screw driver wrapped in cloth and use some silicone spray. Go round as much of the rubber as possible all of the way round. It'll work a treat.
     
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  6. moob Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    Thanks Gents - it is still working, just a bit reluctant to go up - down is no problem.
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    that means you still have curd in the channels mate, it will be moss.
     
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  8. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Yep, that'll be it.

    Just clean it as per my previous post.
     
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  9. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Looks like the full clean up is needed, as per Speedy's reply.
     
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  10. moob Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    Scotland Rob Glasgow
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    Right, just back in from stripping the door etc, cleaned it as suggested, although the section nearest the windscreen was tough to get to.

    Seems to run much better now guys, thanks for the help.
     
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  11. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Excellent stuff matey .
     
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