How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dave Nova Your Own Question
Dave Nova
Dave Nova, Cadillac Technician
Category: Cadillac
Satisfied Customers: 19451
Experience:  ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
11042942
Type Your Cadillac Question Here...
Dave Nova is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

how to repair window regulator in 2002 cadillac deville dh

Resolved Question:

how to repair window regulator in 2002 cadillac deville dhs
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 years ago.

Which door are you working on ?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

all four doors

Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 years ago.

First you will need to remove the door panels.

 

 

Front door panels:

 

graphic

 

  • Ensure the manual lock knob (1) is in the unlock position.
  • Insert a flat bladed tool into the top service notch in order to disengage the locking clip (2) located at the front of the manual lock knob (1).
  • Remove the manual lock knob (1).
  •  

     

    graphic

     

    1. Remove the inside handle bezel from the inner door panel in the following order:
    1. Hold the inside handle to the open position.
    2. Insert a flat bladed tool at the front lower corner of the bezel.
    3. Pry outward on the bezel.
    4. Remove the bezel from the inner door panel.
    1. Remove the screw attaching the inside door handle to the sheet metal

    graphic

     

    Use a trim removal tool. in order to release the eight retainers around the outside edges of the door trim panel. Note the location of the alignment datums (1).

     

    Slide the door trim panel upwards to release it .

     

     

     

    Rear door panels:

     

     

    graphic

     

  • Ensure the manual lock knob (1) is in the unlock position.
  • Insert a flat bladed tool into the top service notch in order to disengage the locking clip (2) located at the front of the manual lock knob (1).
  • Remove the manual lock knob (1).
  •  

     

    graphic

     

    1. Remove the inside handle bezel from the inner door panel in the following order:

    1.Hold the inside handle to the open position.
    2.Insert a flat bladed tool at the front lower corner of the bezel.
    3.Pry outward on the bezel.
    4.Remove the bezel from the inner door panel.

    1. Remove the screw attaching the inside door handle to the sheet metal.

     

    graphic

     

     

  • Use a trim tool in order to release the eight retainers around the outside edges of the door trim panel.
  • Slide door panel upwards to release it.
  •  

    Customer: replied 7 years ago.
    once i have removed the door panels then what do i do?
    Customer: replied 7 years ago.

    actually if you could tell me just how to do only the front doors

    Expert:  Dave Nova replied 7 years ago.

    Then you will remove the regulators from the doors.

     

    Front regulator removal:

     

    Remove door module (black box) from door.

    Remove plastic vapor barrier from door.

    graphic

     

    1. Remove the inside handle assembly (4) in order to gain access to the window clamp attachment bolts:
    1. Carefully pry the front of the assembly (4) rearward.
    2. Pull the front of the assembly (4) outward.
    3. Slide the assembly (4) rearward to remove.
    1. Disconnect the handle rod (3) from the clip guide (2). Caution: Refer to Express Window Down Caution in Cautions and Notices.
    2. Reconnect the power window switch and module.
    3. Raise the window to the full up position.
    4. Tape the window in place

    graphic

     

  • Loosen the window clamp attachment fasteners.
  • Lower the regulator clamps (2) to the full down position
  •  

     

    graphic

     

    1. Disconnect the electrical connector from the window regulator motor.
    2. Remove the window regulator to inner door panel fasteners (2, 3).
    3. Remove the window regulator (1) from the inner door panel.

     

    Rear window regulator removal:

     

    Remove door module

    Remove vapor barrier.

     

    graphic

    1. Remove the inside handle assembly (1) in order to gain access to the window clamp attachment bolts:
    1. Carefully pry the front of the assembly (1) rearward.
    2. Pull the front of the assembly (1) outward.
    3. Slide the assembly (1) forward to remove.
    1. Disconnect the handle rod from the clip guide (2). Caution: Refer to Express Window Down Caution in Cautions and Notices.
    2. Reconnect the power window switch and module.
    3. Raise the window to the full up position.
    4. Tape the window in place.

    graphic

     

  • Loosen the window clamp attachment fasteners.
  • Lower the regulator clamps (2) to the full down position
  •  

     

    graphic

     

  • Disconnect the electrical connector from the window regulator motor.
  • Remove the window regulator to inner door panel fasteners (2).
  • Remove the window regulator (1) from the inner door panel.
  • Dave Nova and other Cadillac Specialists are ready to help you