I have a 1998 V6 and the driver side window has gotten so slow that it will
stop and I have to let it rest for awhile then hit it again to get it to
move a few more inches up or down..... Any ideas as to what part I may need
to change? Motor, switch or something else? How much am I looking at if
Chevy does this or if I do it myself would I be regretting getting in there?
Thanks in advance. Frank
Your motor is bad. A very common problem. It will cost less than $100 to do
it yourself. It's kind of a pain in the ass. The trick is to wedge in a pair
of rubber door stops where the glass goes into the top of the door. this
will hold the window locked into position while you remove the regulator and
install the new motor. I would guess about two hours labor for Chevrolet to
do it for you. - Gary
Step by step picks that I've used on two installs. Took me approx 1 hour
the first time, 45 minutes the second time. I bought both motors for under
$50...PepBoys I do believe:
If you are even slightly mechanically inclined, I'd recommend saving your $$
and DIY. Call Chevy and ask how much...I bet it's at least $150. I didn't
need to use the rubber door stops on either car. I used a metal bar wrapped
in a towel. There's a reinforcement bar in the door that you can rest the
bar on, and it will hold the window up if it decides to drop while the motor
is out. My windows, however, never moved while the motor was out.
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