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1998 BMW 528i Question: replace rear passenger window regulator



scruffy36, Mount Pleasant, SC, October 21, 2010, 13:26

have panel off, need to know how to remove window in order to get screw at top of regulator

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  • Answer #1

    October 22, 2010, 12:59

    Here is a link to a web site that will have the instructions that you need. You will also need to know how to use a rivet gun, I just did one this week. The window frame is held in by Torx bolts that are accessed from the front and rear of the door. Once the frame is out, you will have to drill out the rivets that hold the regulator to it. Not exactly a no-brainer type of job, and you have to be careful not to damage ( break ) the glass.


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  • Answer #2

    November 14, 2010, 08:33

    You need to remove the metal trim that seperates the rear door glass, remove crews and remove the out side trim unscrew glass from regulator and remove up ward.install reverse.

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