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How to Replace Window Regulator 02-05 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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How to Replace Window Regulator 02-05 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Created on: 2021-01-16

Check out this video to learn how you can replace the power window regulator on your 02-05 Ford Explorer Sport Trac truck.

  1. step 1 :Remove the door panel
    • Check out our other videos for more detailed instructions.
  2. step 2 :Remove the window regulator
    • Drill out the rivets and remove the 10 mm bolts to remove the window regulator.
    • Carefully tape the window up and out of the way.
  3. step 3 :Install the new window regulator
    • Bolt the new regulator in to the door, replacing the rivets with coarse threaded bolts.
    • Secure the window into the regulator by clamping the window clips with a bolt and socket and ratchet.
  4. step 4 :Put your door panel back on.
    • Check out our other videos for more detailed instructions.

Tools needed for replacement

  • Drills, Drill Bits & Related

    Drill

    3/8 Inch Drill Bit

  • General Tools

    Putty Knife

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

    Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

    Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

    5mm Socket

    6mm Socket

    8mm Socket

    7mm Socket

    9mm Socket

    10mm Socket

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Brought to you by 1AAuto.com, your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Hi, I'm Mike Green. I'm one of the owners of 1A Auto. I want to help you save time and money repairing and maintaining your vehicle. I'm going to use my 20-plus years experience restoring and repairing cars and trucks like this to show you the correct way to install parts from 1AAuto.com. The right parts, installed correctly--that's going to save you time and money. Thank you and enjoy the video.

In this video we're going to show you how to replace the inside door handle on this 2005 Explorer Sport Trac. Same as any '01 to '05. The tools you'll need for this project are a small set of metric sockets, small flat blade screwdriver, a putty knife and rag to protect your paint, and a drill with a 3/8 drill bit. The original regulator is riveted to the door so you'll have to drill out rivets and replace them with bolts. The most difficult part of doing this is removing the door panel. We're fast-forwarding through that. If you want to see this in regular motion or regular time, it is in our other videos. Just search our other videos. We'll get through the door panel, pulling the door panel off. You can probably get enough just from watching. It's removing a couple of panels and then removing four bolts and then prying off some pins.

Again, you can see it in our other videos. Really in this video, we don't really show you removing the regulator because again, as I said, it's riveted to the door panel. We didn't want to take the truck apart we had, but we do show you how to get to it and what to do. If you want to replace your window regulator, I'm not going to do it on this truck because there's nothing wrong with it and the regulator is riveted in three places. You take about a 3/8 drill, drill out these rivets. Tape your window up with some painter's tape. Remove this last bolt and then remove these two bolts, and you slide the window regulator out of the window channel and pull it out through this hole. Like I said, the original ones are riveted in, so I'm not going to drill this truck because there's nothing wrong with it. You need to go to the hardware store and get three nuts and bolts to replace those rivets unless you have a large rivet gun.

We hope this helps you out. Brought you to by www.1AAuto.com. We are your source for quality replacement parts and the best service on the Internet. Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Drills, Drill Bits & Related

  • Drill
  • 3/8 Inch Drill Bit

  • General Tools

  • Putty Knife

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 5mm Socket
  • 6mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 7mm Socket
  • 9mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

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