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how to adjust a window regulator on a 2001 pontiac grand a

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how to adjust a window regulator on a 2001 pontiac grand am
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.
Welcome. What is the window doing that leads you to think it needs an adjsutment?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
i recently replaced the window regulator of the front passenger door. the old one's plastic brackets where broken. the new one i can only get one side of the window to match up with the brackets of the new regulator.
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.

Can you tip the glass to match the regulator? THese mount in place and there is not adjustment of the regulator.

Object Number: 332780  Size: SH

  • Partially install the three bolts (2) to hang the regulator in the door.
  • Position the regulator in the door and hang it in place.

    Notice: 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 regulator bolts.

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

    Object Number: 736531  Size: SH

  • Install the electrical connector to the motor.
  • Slide the window down to join the regulator.
  • Install the window to the regulator bolts.

    Tighten the window to regulator bolts to 10 N·m (89 lb in).

    Object Number: 736501  Size: SH

  • Install the regulator cover plate nuts.

    Tighten the regulator cover plate nuts to 10 N·m (89 lb in).

    Important: The regulator drive cable goes into position (2) for the coupe and position (3) for the sedan.

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    Customer: replied 7 years ago.
    thank you for your help. i will give it one more try.
    Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.
    OK, please reply if you need. Remember that I will reply even after you accept. This does not close the post.

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