To replace the door window regulator, first remove the inner door trim panel. Then, remove the regulator from the window glass and then remove the glass itself. Separate the electric motor and door window regulator and replace the window-operating mechanism. The components are then reassembled in reverse order.
The was designed to fix the 4 door version of the1997-2001 Jeep Cherokee. However, in many cases, it will fix the 2door version as well. This page explains the difference between the 2door and 4 door regulators, and shows how to determine whether this kitwill work to fix your 2 door Cherokee's regulator. If you have notdone so already, please read through the product page for the repairkit to familiarize yourself with the specific breakage that the kit isdesigned to repair. You may also find it helpful to look through the.
In the photo to the right, you can see what the 2 door regulator looks like, and youcan see which parts I am referring to as the "main bracket" and the"secondary bracket". In the pictures which are attached, the mainbracket has broken, but the plastic connection on the secondarybracket is still intact.
Wear in the door window regulator may cause the window to open or close improperly—or not move at all—even though the motor can be heard when the window-switch control panel is operated.
The 2 door regulator is similar to the 4 door, except that whereas
the 4 door has only one window bracket that attaches to the window,
the 2 door version has two brackets. (This is probably why the 2 door
version does not fail anywhere near as much as the 4 door version;
even though the window is larger, the load is spread across two
brackets instead of just one.)
In the photo to the right, you can see what the 2 door regulator looks like, and you can see which parts I am referring to as the "main bracket" and the "secondary bracket". In the pictures which are attached, the main bracket has broken, but the plastic connection on the secondary bracket is still intact.
Below, you fill find close-up photos of the main bracket and the secondary bracket. Note that in the photos, the plastic piece is broken on the main bracket, but is still intact on the secondary bracket.