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Replacing Drvers window motor

Discussion in 'Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)' started by BIGREDDADDY53, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. BIGREDDADDY53

    BIGREDDADDY53 Rockstar 100 Posts

    I am replacing the driver’s window motor and does anyoneknow what type of sealant to use to sealant to use to seal the plastic back up. Thanks, Eric Thomas

     
  2. pmf608

    pmf608 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I've tried a couple of different things, but most of them don't seem to stick as well as the original. The best one I've used so far is some 3M (or any other brand will work just fine for this) trim tape that you can get at pretty much any auto parts store. It's basically a thin piece of foam with adhesive on both sides, and it is what car companies use to hold anything that sticks onto the vehicle, such as the trim pieces on the outside of your doors. It holds really well, and you don't have to wait for it to set.
     
  3. BIGREDDADDY53

    BIGREDDADDY53 Rockstar 100 Posts

    Thanks, I didn't think of that but I will give it a try, Thanks, Eric
     
  4. BIGREDDADDY53

    BIGREDDADDY53 Rockstar 100 Posts

    Well I put the regulator in and used 3M spray glue to putthe shield back, it worked ok. But I wanted to say that it's better to replace the whole unit that has the motor installed makes things so much easier. But Putting a new outside door handle, it wasn't easy to get at.
    Eric Thanks
     
    Last edited: May 5, 2014

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