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Not sure how this could be, wouldn't the window be in the way?My window motor hasn't worked since I owned it. luckily it's up... everything I've read says you need to lower the window to get the old motor out... is that true?? Also, if I have to lower it.. how can I do that manually???
Take the door panel off.
Check the wires that go to the motor to ensure your getting 12V when working switch.
Replace motor if needed with Doorman 742600 or 742601 which is about $45 at Autozone. I ripped my OEM motor apart and the carbon brushes crumbled. Since it's not a critical part, not interested in paying $100+ for OEM.
2-10mm bolts removes the glass.
Clean the track of old grease then lube with something good (Superlube).
*Make sure you wire it up correctly as I wired mine backwards meaning up is down and down is up.
When I stand on my head it works correctly.
Remove the door card/inside panel.
You have to find all the screws and the plastic interior fasteners. The plastic fasteners have to be gently popped out one at a time. Pull gently to find where each one is. Then use a tool made for that or a small pry bar or screwdriver. Once you've got the panel and the plastic vapor barrier removed it will get easier to figure out. I've not done the rear only the fronts.
At some point you'll have to remove the motor. Then the window will be free to move up and down as you wish.
That's if you need a new motor of course.
Before you remove it check for voltage like mentioned above. If you break se of the plastic panel fasteners get new ones or used from junk yard. Toyota vehicles from this time frame use the same ones. Ypu can get a bag full for cheap.
Just be carefull prying the door card of and go slow so as not to damage it. It's like hard cardboard. Hope that helps. Good luck