How To Replace A Window Regulator In A Honda Accord

Your window is acting up on your Honda and you want to know how to replace a window regulator in a Honda Accord. The window regulator has and electric motor that it uses to crank the window regulator to move the window glass inside of the door. When the motor wears on your Honda Accord you can hear the motor running when you attempt to control the window button. This means that your window regulator needs to be replaced. The window regulator is located on the driver's side door and can be replaced on your Honda Accord by following a few steps.

To replace a window regulator in a Honda Accord you need:

  • New regulator
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Flat head screwdriver
  • Drive ratchet set
  • Drive socket set
  1. Remove the screws from the panel. Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws from the armrest area. Find and remove the screws located on the door handle plastic cover. Next, use the flat head screwdriver to carefully pry off the outside rear view mirror cover on your Honda Accord.
  2. Access the window regulator. Pry off the trim fasteners surrounding the door by inserting the flat head screwdriver between the door panel and the door. Disconnect the power window switch and power door locks electrical plugs when you pull the door panel back enough to reach inside. To get access to the window regulator pull the moisture barrier cover off of the door.
  3. Dissemble the window regulator. Remove the window motor's electrical plug. Use a socket and ratchet to remove the two bolts that secure the bottom of the window to the regulator on the Honda Accord. Also remove the two nuts that are located at the top and the bottom of the regulator channel. These nuts secure the regulator channel to the door.
  4. Replace the new window regulator. Remove all of the bolts that secure the window motor to the door. Carefully lift and remove the entire mechanism from the panel in the door, and then remove the bolts that secure the window motor to the regulator. Now gently place the window motor onto the new regulator. Replace all of the remaining parts in the reversed order that you removed them from your Honda Accord.
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