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Front Windows Bind Service Manual '97 Honda Civic

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Download SYMPTOM One or both of the front windows are binding or have come out of the window run channel. PROBABLE CAUSE 1996 and 1997 models thru the affected VINs: Faulty window regulator, and the glass run channel is not seated correctly in the window channels. 1997 models after the affected VINs, all 1998–99 models, and 2000 models thru the affected VINs: The glass run channel is not seated correctly in the window channels. VEHICLES AFFECTED Replace the window regulator(s), and reinstall the glass run channel on these vehicles: REPAIR PROCEDURE 1. Remove the door panel. Refer to section 20 of the 1996-00 Civic Service Manual. 2. Remove the armrest bracket, then pull down the plastic cover to gain access to the window regulator. 3. Carefully move the glass until you can see the glass mounting bolts, then loosen them. Slide the guide rearward, remove the glass from the guide, and carefully pull the glass out through the window slot. 4. Check the year and VIN. • If the vehicle is a 1996 or 1997 within the affected VIN range, replace the window regulator. Go to step 5. • If the vehicle is not a 1996 or 1997 within the affected VIN range, go to step 8. 5. Remove the two roller guide bolts and the two rear regulator mounting bolts;