when the window goes down on the drivers side.. travels very good.. but when going upward, it starts to go crooked.. i have replaced the regulator..and new glass clips and lubricated both tracks. the motor runs fine, this is my second regulator and each one has done the same thing.. how do i fix this problem
window goes down fine but goes up crooked on 1998 Buick Park Avenue
by bduke75 in Saginaw, MI on February 25, 2010
ANSWER by Oakman on February 26, 2010
It sounds like your regulator is not aligned correctly and not riveted in all the needed places. It could also be that your door metal has a crack in it, and when the window raises to a certain level, the metal in the door can't support it and it gets out of alignment. I have done this type of work at a GM dealership and replacing and repairing these window is pretty tricky, so go back and really retrace all your steps. Did you follow the instructions in the service manual , when you did this, because there are instructions for how to adjust and align the window and the regulator.
ANSWER by Visitor on June 14, 2010
YOUR WINDOWS ARE OFF TRACK. MINE DONE THE SAME THING.