Nissan 280Z Window Motor Regulator Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(5)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(5)

Window Motor Regulator Replacement Estimate for Nissan 280Z

Nissan 280Z Window Motor Regulator Replacement costs $681 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1978 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1199.64Shop/Dealer Price$1474.36 - $2242.71
1975 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$1221.51Shop/Dealer Price$1515.51 - $2355.63
1976 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1159.64Shop/Dealer Price$1434.39 - $2202.76
1978 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$1221.51Shop/Dealer Price$1515.48 - $2355.56
1977 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1159.64Shop/Dealer Price$1434.42 - $2202.82
1977 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1139.68Shop/Dealer Price$1409.44 - $2162.84
1975 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$1213.57Shop/Dealer Price$1503.51 - $2331.88
1978 Nissan 280ZL6-2.8LService typeWindow Motor / Regulator Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$1213.57Shop/Dealer Price$1504.07 - $2332.86
Show example Nissan 280Z Window Motor Regulator Replacement prices

Window Motor Regulator Replacement Service

What is the Window Motor/Regulator Assembly all about?

The window regulator typically has over a dozen components that help it move up or down in a very specific fashion throughout the entire raising or lowering of your windows. These components all work together in two unique assemblies: the scissor style window regulator and the cable operated window regulator.

There are scissor-style window regulators that operate like a giant pair of scissors inside your door. They’re usually almost flat when your window is all the way down and in a near perfect X when the window is all the way up. You can look at a scissor style regulator as having several thick pieces of steel that keep the window in place. It’s sturdy, but requires a strong motor that often wears out before everything else.

Cable-operated window regulators use a near vertical cable to help the window get into the right position. It’s a more compact design that puts less stress on the motor. But it is also more susceptible towards breaking due to the increased stress that the pulley and cable must harness to raise and lower your window. In most cases, a cable operated window regulator is composed of one thick piece of metal with a pulley and wire attached to it -- along with a more compact motor.

The electric motor is designed to withstand a certain number of raises and lowerings of your window. While the regulator helps hold the window in place, the motor provides the force needed to make the window stay exactly where you like.

Keep in mind:

  • A window regulator assembly is composed of two components: a motor and a regulator. These components when replaced typically require you to deal with the removal of your door panel, clips, and in certain cases, even the removal of rivets and the specific removal of multiple related components.

  • A window regulator assembly is usually a complicated piece of equipment that can require specialized tools and a lot of patience -- work best left to a professional mechanic.

How it's done:

  • The inside door panel is removed
  • The electrical connection is disconnected and motor removed
  • The window regulator is replaced
  • The window motor is reinstalled
  • The inside door panel is reinstalled and the window is tested

Our recommendation:

If your window is gradually beginning to slow down it’s often better to take care of it while the window can be shut. Once a window regulator stops working completely, it rarely starts working again unless you have other issues that can be identified by a mechanical inspection.

You should have it inspected by a professional mechanic who can test the multiple components that provide the power needed to make the window and regulator assembly work properly.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Window Motor/Regulator Assembly?

  • If your window is going down ever more slowly, stopping, or needs several presses of the power window button to close, chances are your motor is wearing out.

  • The window regulator assembly can also get off track or completely detach from the window. If you find that the window doesn’t close evenly or hear banging noises inside your door, that assembly may need a closer look.

How important is this service?

A properly operating window motor and regulator allow you, your passengers, and your car's interior to remain dry and safe. Sometimes a window regulator will stop working entirely without the window being fully closed. So of course, getting this service done sooner is better than waiting for an outright failure to occur..

The interiors and power features of your vehicle can also get damaged due to one heavy rainfall that can happen when you least suspect it. So if you’re having issues now, keep you and your car dry by having the issues looked at.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Nissan mechanics

Real customer reviews from Nissan owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
5
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0

Mike

13 years of experience
176 reviews
Mike
13 years of experience
Nissan 280Z L6-2.8L - Oil is leaking into spark plug well Inspection - Durham, North Carolina
Mike is a great guy and a very solid mechanic. Very professional and experienced. Excels at diagnostic and I will definitely use his services again in the future.

Duane

25 years of experience
481 reviews
Duane
25 years of experience
Nissan 280Z L6-2.8L - Car is not starting - Coronado, California
Fixed my problem within minutes of just looking at the engine and immediately knew what do do after

Ernest

25 years of experience
10 reviews
Ernest
25 years of experience
Nissan 280Z L6-2.8L - Car is not starting - League City, Texas
Excellent service from experienced mechanic

Christopher

20 years of experience
291 reviews
Christopher
20 years of experience
Nissan 280Z L6-2.8L - Car is not starting - Tampa, Florida
Great job

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
5
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
Number of Nissan 280Z services completed
55+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Nissan MECHANICS
1400+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

5 Red Flags That Your Car Needs Immediate Attention
It It isn’t popular to think about, but you should be prepared for vehicle problems. Vehicles are designed and built by people, and they are only as perfect or flawed as the people who build them. That means sooner or...
Disabled Driver Laws and Permits in Arizona
Each Each state has its own rules for what you must do to receive disabled driver status. The following are some of the qualifications you must possess in the state of Arizona to receive a disabled driver placard or license...
How to Start a Prius
The The Toyota Prius was a game changer when it was first introduced back in 2000. As one of the first commercially successful hybrid vehicles, it eventually helped launch an entire hybrid industry. The hybrid engine was not the only...

ABS light on, 2002 Isuzu Trooper

Hi there. Most professional digital scanners are made with software that allows use for the country of origin of a vehicle as to where it's registered. Puerto Rico vehicle's can be tricky to download the data, but it's not impossible....

while applying hard breaks, car unable to stop, getting slip and making sound while hard breaks

This is the way ABS or antilock braking systems work. You should not release the brake pedal when your are feeling the pedal vibrate since this is the ABS system pulsing the brakes so you do not skid. If you...

Piston rings

For optimal ring seating, the cylinder should be honed. I understand you can see the old cross hatch but the honing also ensures that any glaze on the cylinder wall is broken. That glaze prevents the new rings from sealing....

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com