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    Drivers side regulator has twisted probably beyond repair, quick look on the bay reveals a replaement will only cost around £30.

    Question is how do you remove the old one?

    Looks like it could be a ballache as there aren't many gaps in the doorskin

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    hiya,

    did you manage to fix the above as i have the same issue?

    Thanks
    Matt

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    I took it to national windscreens with the doorcard off and the guy fixed it for £20

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    Its riveted on drill the rivets out once new one is in place use bolts to put it back on unless you have a rivet gun.

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    I didn't replace mine, just had it fixed, which basically involved having it pulled back into shape and new rivets put in, touch wood it's been spot on ever since

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    Fab, did they have to take the whole regulator out to straighten it? Looks like the top left rivet has come away and looks a little squiff so im gonna try and straighten it where it is and rivet it back into place and see if it holds!

    Cheers for the info so far

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    Yes they had to , there is 6 rivets to drill out and can be a pain to remove old one putting new one in , due to limited space on behind door skin, and u need rivet gun to replace ones u've drilled out

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