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Door Glass Repair FAQs

Door Glass Repair FAQs


Long-lasting solutions for your broken door glass

There’s nothing better than cruising down the road on a hot summer day with the windows down. That is, until the motor on your door window breaks and the window refuses to roll up when it starts to rain! Get your window fixed fast and for a great price by calling the auto glass specialists at Low Budget Auto Glass. Our licensed and insured team has over 15 years of experience in door glass repair, so we have the knowledge and skills to do the job right. You can always count on us for reliable repairs.

At Low Budget Auto Glass, we understand that your time is valuable, so we have prepared answers for some of the most frequently asked questions about door glass repair. If you have additional queries, please give us a call today!

How do you repair or replace window glass in a vehicle door?

There are several basic steps to repairing door glass:

  • The inner door panel comes off.
  • The mounting hardware is extracted.
  • New glass is shimmied into place.
  • Everything is bolted back together.

There are a few additional steps for vehicles with power windows, including unhooking, the quick-disconnect plug that delivers power to and from the window switches and attaching the new glass panel to the regulator.

My window makes a buzzing noise and it does not roll up or down.

Two possibilities:

  • The door glass brackets that mount on the regulator could be broken or loose.
  • Your regulator has gone bad and needs replacing.

In both cases, contact Low Budget Auto Glass for Diagnostic and service.

What is a regulator?

It is a mechanism located inside your door panel that moves your window upward or downward powered by electric motor.

I can hear the motor running just fine.

Yes, but it could be the door glass brackets that are broken and or not properly secured on the regulator. On the other hand, the regulator itself, which contains several parts such as cables, spur gears and worm gears, may have been damaged.

For fast, reliable auto door glass repairs, call (408) 960-2143!


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