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How to Replace Single Power Window Switch 99-05 Volkswagen Jetta

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  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (0:43)
    • Pry off the door pull cover with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the two Phillips Head Screws inside the door pull
    • Remove the two T20 Torx bolts from the bottom of the door panel
    • Pry off the door panel by hand
    • Lift the door panel up off the windowsill
    • Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the door panel
    • Unclip the door latch cable with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull off the door latch cable
  2. step : Removing the Power Window Switch (2:03)
    • Press on the power window switch from the front of the door panel
    • Pry the switch tabs with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the switch out of the door panel
  3. step : Installing the New Window Switch (2:09)
    • Push the new power window switch into the door panel from the back side
  4. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (2:20)
    • Connect the wiring harnesses
    • Clip the latch cable onto the door handle
    • Slide on the latch cable clip
    • Lift the door panel onto the window sill
    • Push in the door panel clips
    • Insert the two Phillips screws into the door pull
    • Insert the two T20 Torx bolts into the bottom of the door panel
    • Push on the door pull cover by hand

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Hi, I'm Don from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of Thanks.

In this video, we're going to show you how to replace a power window switch on this 2004 Volkswagen Jetta. We show you on the rear passenger side door but it's the same part and similar process for the front passenger door and the rear driver's side door. The items that you'll need for this are a new power window switch from, a Phillips screwdriver, a flat blade screwdriver, and a T20 Torx driver.

Carefully pry off your pull handle cover with a flat blade screwdriver. Then you want to remove this Phillips screw and this Phillips screw right here. And we'll just fast forward as Don removes those. Then you want to remove this T20 screw and this T20 screw. We'll fast forward as Don removes those. Now, pry out on the door panel to release the clips. Then, lift it up and out of the window sill and pull it back. Then you want to disconnect these two harnesses right here by just pushing on the tabs and pulling them free. Then, you want to pry back on this clip that's on your door handle cable. Once it's out of the bracket, just unhook the door handle cable and you door panel is free.

Flip your door panel over and apply pressure to the switch while prying out the tabs on the side and it will pop out.

Now on the left is the old power switch. On the right is the new one from 1A Auto. You can see that they're very similar and they'll fit exactly the same. Take your new power switch and just push it into place.

Now to reattach your door panel, you just want to connect these two harnesses. And then re-hook your door handle cable into place and slide that clip forward. Put your lock rod back through your door panel and then put the door panel back into the window sill. And once it's fully into place in the window sill, just hit around the edges to reactivate those clips. Now we'll fast forward as Don replaces those two Phillips screws in the door handle and the two T20 screws along the bottom of the door panel. Now just push your door handle cover back into place and you're all set.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Star Drivers & Sockets

  • T20 Driver

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