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How To Replace Master Power Window Switch 10-17 GMC Terrain

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How To Replace Master Power Window Switch 10-17 GMC Terrain

Created on: 2014-02-12

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace a damaged, worn out, faulty or shorted master power window switch on the GMC Terrain, years 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14.

  1. step 1 :Remove the door panel
    • Use a pick to pry up the access panels behind the door handle and under the door pull.
    • Remove the exposed 7 and 8 mm bolts with your sockets and ratchet.
    • Pry up the door panel and pull it up and off the door.
    • Disconnect the door handle cable by prying the clip up and back to release the cable and allow you to unhook it.
    • Disconnect the wiring harness connections from the switch panel in the door pull.
  2. step 2 :Remove and replace the power window master switch
    • On the back side of the door panel, under the sound deadening material, there is a portion of wiring connecting to the power window switch panel.
    • Disconnect this wiring and pry up the switch panel.
    • Use a flat blade screwdriver and a pick to pry out the switch from the panel.
    • Insert the new switch into the panel and clip the panel back into the door pull of the primary door panel.
    • Reconnect the wiring harness behind the sound deadening material.
  3. step 3 :Reassemble the door panel
    • Connect the power switch panel to the wiring harness and hook up the door latch cable.
    • Clip the door panel onto the door.
    • Secure the door with the 7 and 8 mm bolts using your sockets and ratchet.
    • Clip the access panels back onto the door panel under the door pull and behind the door panel.

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Pick

  • Ratchets & Related

    Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

    8mm Socket

    7mm Socket

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In this video we're going to show you how to replace the master power window switch on this 2014 GMC Terrain. Pretty much the same for any Terrain of this vintage and you really only need a flat blade screwdriver. We do remove the door panel; you don't have to remove the door panel. You can just pry up on the trim panel that the switch is in and then disconnect the harnesses and remove the switch. Start off using a pick to remove this little panel behind the door handle and there's another panel right here. Again just pry it off. Next remove this 7mm bolt. Remove these two 8mm bolts.

Once those are removed you can pull out along the edge of your door panel to release the clips. Then pull your door panel up and off. On the back of your door panel you want to release your door handle cable and to do that you want to pry up the end of this clip and pull back and then pull it forward and then up and out. Next pull this harness from the door panel and then push on the tab and pull the harness. To release this harness you want to push on the two tabs on the bottom and then pull that handle back and your door panels free. On the back of your door panel you want to disconnect the two harnesses on the bottom of your switch panel by just pushing on the tabs and pulling the harnesses free. Now on the front of your door panel using a flat blade screwdriver or a pry tool. Just carefully pry up your switch panel.

Once you have it lifted you want to pry it back and then it'll pull up and out. Using a flat blade screwdriver and a pick tool or two flat blade screwdrivers, whatever you prefer pry out on the four clips on each side of the switch pack while pushing on it from the top and it'll pop out. Then take your new switch pack and push it into place. You want to angle your switch panel down, put the front down first and then it'll slide down into place. You have to twist it a little bit and now you want to push those clips back down into place. Reconnect those two harnesses to your switch panel. To reconnect your door panel push the harness into place, push that handle down and then push this harness into place. Take your door handle cable, push it down into place, pull it back and then slide that clip back on. Now put your door panel up over the lock rod and down into the window sill. Once you have it lined up hit the clips in around the edge of the door panel. We'll just fast forward as Don replaces those two 8mm bolts and the one 7mm bolt behind the door handle and then replaces those two plastic panels.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Pick

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 7mm Socket


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