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Mercedes Benz Power Window Motor Dorman 742-916 - 1AWPM00159

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Specifications:

  • RH (Passenger Side) Front Door
  • Brand New
    • No core charge
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality control testing. Please ensure proper diagnosis of this item before purchasing as the item cannot be returned once installed or plugged in.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Door Panel (1:14)
    • Use a flat blade screwdriver to pry off the bezel inside the door pull
    • Use a flat blade screwdriver to pry off the bezel inside the door handle
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door handle
    • Remove the Phillips head screw inside the door pull
    • Remove the three Phillips head screws alongside the bottom of the door panel
    • Remove the Phillips head screw at the back of the door panel
    • Pull off the mirror base trim
    • With a putty knife pry off the door panel
    • Disconnect the door lock wiring harness
    • Disconnect the latch rod from the door handle
    • Disconnect the power window switch wiring harness
    • If any pins remain in the door, remove them with needle nose pliers
    • Reinstall those pins into the door panel
  2. step : Removing the Window Regulator (3:34)
    • Carefully pull back the water shield, avoiding tearing it
    • Remove the six 10mm nuts that hold the regulator to the door
    • Pull the window down partially by hand
    • Loosen the two 10mm nuts on the window track
    • Remove the window from the window track
    • Pull the window up by hand
    • Pull the window regulator partially out
    • Disconnect the window motor wiring harness
  3. step : Detaching the Window Motor from the Window Regulator (6:46)
    • Remove the three T25 Torx screws that hold the motor to the regulator
    • Detach the motor from the regulator
  4. step : Attaching the New Motor to the Regulator (7:24)
    • Line up the motor and regulator gears
    • Push the motor into place
    • Start the three screws by hand
    • Tighten the three T25 Torx screws
  5. step : Reattaching the Window Regulator (8:06)
    • Connect the window motor to its wiring harness
    • Connect the window switch to its wiring harness
    • Turn the regulator down slightly, using the window switch
    • Insert the regulator into the door
    • Put the regulator into place
    • Start all the nuts and bolts by hand
    • Tighten all the nuts and bolts
    • Move the regulator into place with the window switch
    • Disconnect the wiring harness from the window switch
    • Slide the window onto the window track
    • Tighten the 10mm nuts on the window track
    • Carefully put the water shield back into place
  6. step : Reinstalling the Door Panel (11:11)
    • Reconnect the wiring harness to the window switch
    • Check that the window regulator and motor function properly
    • Reconnect the door lock switch
    • Clip the latch rod to the door handle
    • Slide the door panel into place
    • Push the door panel locating tab into its hole
    • Push the pins in
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the door pull
    • Insert the Phillips screw into the door handle
    • Insert the three Phillips screws along the bottom of the door panel
    • Insert the Phillips screw at the back of the door panel
    • Push the mirror base trim back into place
    • Put the bezel back into the door handle
    • Put the bezel back into the door pull

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Flashlight
  • Putty Knife

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Door Panel Removal Tool

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

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Part #: 1AWPM00159

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Dorman
Brand #: 742-916

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