How to change Hyundai Window Regulator Motor

In this guide, you will find instructions on how to change Hyundai window regulator motor. 

The pictures in this guide are from a 2016 Hyundai Elantra. 


When the window motor fails you will either notice no movement at all of the window or the fuse blows continually.

Note that it is possible that the window switch could also be defective. Follow this article to learn how to replace the window switch on Hyundai.

What you will need


Disconnect Negative Battery Terminal


Always disconnect the battery when working with electrical components on your Hyundai.

Remove door panel

Next, remove the door trim panel. Both front and rear doors (driver or passenger) have a couple of screws that need to be replaced.

Once the screws are removed the panel can be removed from the door. 

Remove and Install New window motor

Start by disconnecting the connector from the window motor. The window regular motor is held in place with three bolts. This may be a good time to confirm that the window motor is defective.

Feed 12 volts to the window motor (only for two seconds) and observe if the motor runs and window moves. Reverse the polarity and check to see if the motor runs in the reverse direction. 

Reinstall door panel



Frequently Asked Questions

First, check the fuse for the power windows. If the fuse has blown it is very likely that either the window motor or the window regulator are defective. It is also possible that the window switch on your Hyundai is defective and needs to be replaced.

Window regulator motor is located inside the door of your Hyundai. It is the motor that makes the window move up and down. It can cost between $60 and $150 when purchased at the Hyundai dealer. Exact aftermarket or even genuine window regulator can be purchased online.

Yes. This can be a sign of the window motor brushing being near the end of their useful life.

  • Driver Front Door: 824502H010
  • Driver Rear Door: 83450-3X100
  • Passenger Front Door: 82460-2L000; 01-06 82460-2D001
  • Passenger Rear Door: W0133-1894246-OES


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By YOUCANIC on Sep 4, 2019


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