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How much does Window Motor Regulator Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ford Transit-250 $702 $622.43 $79.99 3% $729.93
2016 Hyundai Genesis $504 $383.90 $119.98 7% $545.15
2007 Chevrolet Equinox $365 $181.08 $183.97 14% $428.33
2015 Audi A7 Quattro $758 $597.54 $159.98 6% $812.54
2010 Mercedes-Benz ML350 $981 $797.47 $183.97 6% $1044.72
2013 Porsche Panamera $1117 $973.47 $143.98 4% $1166.97

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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.

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John

27 years of experience
800 reviews
John
27 years of experience
Isuzu Ascender - Window Motor / Regulator Assembly Replacement (Passenger Side Front) - Friendswood, Texas
Excellent as always John is prompt friendly efficient and happy to explain any questions or concerns I may have
Jeep Compass - Window Motor / Regulator Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Rear) - Manvel, Texas
John arrived promptly and did an excellent job. He answered every question in easy to understand language. I would recommend John for any job your vehicle needs.

Chris

11 years of experience
27 reviews
Chris
11 years of experience
Toyota Corolla - Window Motor / Regulator Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Clearfield, Utah
He was very polite. He was very friendly. He did an excellent job in helping me get a car ready for a daughter who is going to school.

Walter

46 years of experience
221 reviews
Walter
46 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Window Motor / Regulator Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Excellent service of the professional ! Very knowledgeable! Walter is an expert. He came and quickly identified the problem and fixed it in the 18 degree freezing weather. Then helped to push my other car with a broken starter in the garage to work on it the next day. Very happy with the experience! Will ask for him again in the future!

Manuel

32 years of experience
437 reviews
Manuel
32 years of experience
GMC Yukon - Window Motor / Regulator Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Rear) - Irvine, California
I am one happy customer. Manuel is a very knowledgeable mechanic. and a true professional. I would recommend his services to anyone.

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