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Old 05-24-2010, 12:35 AM   #1
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So I have got a 2000 Bonneville SE, and the rear passenger window regulator went out yesterday. I went to barely open the window, and snapping and binding noises were heard with a window that won't roll up. I got it back up sort of for now, and it looks like I will be putting in yet another regualtor.

As I am sure you all know, these window regualtors are absolute CRAP in these cars (and GM wonders why people switch to others brands, it'* redicilous reoccuring problems like this). I have also realised this, after having to replace every window regualtor in this car so far except for this recent one over the past couple years. Now I guess I can say that I have replaced all of them. That'* good quality GM components right there for ya, all with a car that only has 56K miles


Have you guys found any kind of fix, or actual good quality replacent regualtors, that should last quite a long time in these cars? It'd actually be nice once in a while to be able to roll down the windows without having to worry about it not coming back up becuase of a crappy regualtor. Any help and reccomendations is greatly appreciated on finding a good replacement reguator, being in a chain autoparts store or online. Thanks
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i get my replacements from am auto parts on ebay the hold up very well. just ordered one for my LF one that failed last week
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Guy at work had is 2008 Toyota Camry window fixed under warranty 3 or 4 times, it'* not just GM.

I've replace both back ones in my Bonneville, I don't think its the miles it'* the cable pulling out and breaking the 10 year old plastic.
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I got both off of ebay, epartlpal for $51 each.
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You could fix the one you have so that it doesn't ever break again. Search on Regulator with an author of Archon. Info is here and ready for use.
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