Home Auto Repair 2000-05 Cadillac Escalade Window Regulator Removal/Installation

2000-05 Cadillac Escalade Window Regulator Removal/Installation


Download Removal Instructions STEP 1: Gain access to the window regulator assembly by removing the interior trim panel. STEP 1a: Gently pry around plastic mirror trim piece and remove. STEP 1b: Gently pry around handle bezel and remove bezel. STEP 1c: Gently pry around switch and remove switch. STEP 1d: Disconnect electrical connections to switch. STEP 1e: Gently pry around door lock bezel and unsnap it from door panel. Unclip from door lock rod and remove. STEP 1f: Using a 7mm socket, remove the 3 highlighted screws. STEP 1g: Lift trim panel up and remove from door. STEP 2: With interior panel removed, peel back the plastic water barrier enough to be able to remove the regulator. Do not damage or discard plastic barrier, it will need to be reinstalled. STEP 3: Reconnect the window switch electrical connector. STEP 3a: If the window motor operates, move the window into a position where you can access the 10mm bolts that hold the window guide clamps and go to step 5. If the window motor does not operate, go to step 4. STEP 4: Cut the window regulator cable with a cable cutter so that you can manually move the window where you can access the window guide bolts. STEP 5: Loosen the 10mm window guide bolts enough so that the window can be separated easily from the clamps. Do not remove the bolts or loosen all the way. The window glass needs to be supported by the clamps until the glass is secured. STEP 6: Operate the switch or manually push the window into the full up position.