Mitsubishi Mirage Door Window Regulator Motor Glass Replacement

DIY Cost: $ 30 - 100
Est. Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
Difficulty: Intermediate
Step-by-step procedure on how to replace the door window regulator motor on a Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Unlock your vehicle and open the driver's door.
  2. Take off the screws on the inner door handle, armrest cover, and the screw on the left side of the door panel.The location of the screws to be removed in the door panel.

    Screws to be removed from the door panel.

  3. Pry out the armrest cover and disconnect the cables connected to the window switch.

    Detaching the armrest cover on the door panel.

    Press on the clips to unlock it from the door panel.

    Disconnecting the cables on the window switch.
  4. Remove the side mirror cover using a prying tool and pry out the edges of the door panel to unlock the tabs holding on to it.Removing the cover of the side mirror. Take off the screws located on the armrest of the door panel.Removing the screws in the arm rest.Hold up the door panel away from the door and disconnect the coded cables connected to the inner side of the door panel.Removing the door panel of the Mitsubishi Mirage.
  5. Remove the plastic cover on the door by simply cutting or pulling it out.The plastic cover in the door.Removing the plastic cover on the door.
  6. Remove the window. To access the bolts holding on to the window, connect the window switch back and line up the bolt to the hole on the door.Removing the bolts holding the window on the regulator.Then remove the two 10mm bolts holding the window on the regulator and gently pull the window up to remove it.Gently slide the window up by carrying it.
  7. Remove the 10mm bolts holding on to the door regulator motor. Then disconnect the cable connected to the motor.  Use a socket wrench to remove the bolts.Removing the bolts holding the door regulator and motor.

    The red arrows are the bolts that will be removed and the cable to be disconnected. Loosen the bolt pointed by the yellow arrow, do not remove the bolt.

  8. Remove the door regulator motor.

    Removing the door regulator and motor of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

    Raise the door regulator motor and pull it out on the biggest hole on the door. 

    Carry the door regulator and motor out of the door.
  9. Install the new door regulator motor. Carry the door regulator motor back into the door and line it up to where the bolts will be installed. Then reinstall the bolts back in and connect the cable back to the motor.Installing the new door regulator motor of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

     

  10. Install the new window by sliding it down first and lining it up to the regulator.Sliding down the window back to the regulator.Then put the two bolts back into the regulator.Testing the new door regulator motor.

    Once the window has been installed, connect the window switch back and test the door regulator motor.

  11. Put the plastic cover back. If it doesn't hold, use glue to secure the plastic back on the door.Putting the plastic cover back to the door.
  12. Reinstall the door panel, armrest cover, window switch, and side mirror cover by doing the procedures in reverse. Make sure that all the screws and cables are connected.Opened hood of the Mitsubishi Mirage.

     


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