Is there a way to fix a rear window regulator on my 2005 highlander

Asked by Santiago1031 Jun 01, 2016 at 11:05 PM about the 2005 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD

Question type: General

The window comes off the track when its going down I put it back on and it fall
again is their a way to fix it with out buying a new regulator?  I try using an
epoxy but it brakes the epoxy and falls

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I say SAVE yourself wasted time and energy buy the needed regulator. replace it and forget it. When the JB weld or... whatever epoxy fails with the window down and rain pouring you will NOT regret the new regulator.

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Just replaced mine. New regulator. Worked fine. Put everything back. Job well done. Started car. Ran window down. At 3 or 4 inches down: CLUNK. Off the track, again. What's The Fix?

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Sadly, it probably isn't the regulator motor that was the issue. The metal part of the regulator track at the bottom of the window tends to slide back or forth a short way on the rubber, and if it slides too far the regulator connector will be able to reach the spot where it's supposed to be initially slid into the track and fall out. Please take a close look at your regulator track and make sure the metal and rubber parts are lined up...? My issue is similar except that my regulator track assembly has come entirely off the bottom of the window. Not really sure how to reattach it

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