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    Help! Window fell down into the door!

    The driver window on my Regal kinda just fell down into the door an I can't get it back up.....Is there a way It will come back up if I take the door pannel off and just put some sort of wedge in there as a temporary fix?

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    Sorry I can't answer your question, but I do know this only happens during the winter

    Happened to me in my 98 when it was snowing and I had only owned the car for a week.
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    I'd venture a guess you'd just need to take the panel off and wedge something in there to hold it up...

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    Well car's sitting in the garage right now...(that's whre it happened) So fortunately it didnt happen on me when I was out somewhere. I'm just driving the van for now. But I think there's a 90% chance the guy that came to look at the van today will take it tomorrow....so I kinda need to at least get the window up somehow and wedge it up temporarily til I can get it fixed.

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    Dave & I have discovered that the window regulator is broken.........Does anybody know if a window regulator out of a 2000 Grand Prix sedan would work in a 1999 Buick Regal???? If they do....I can just pull the regulator out of the old damaged door from the GTP from the Deer accident in 2009.

    In the meen time, I managed to get the window up all the way... just gottaw go tothe store and get a rubber door wedge to hold the window up fo the time being.

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    I looked up the part numbers for both(I checked the numbers on the front doors only - I can check the numbers for the rears if needed) and each car has different #'s, so I would assume they will not interchange.

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    I sold Shaun a GP regulator and he said it was different than his regal but he was able to rebuild the one he had with the one I sold him

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    There's plety of places around here with used Regal regulators for the frontdriver door....I'll pick one up at some point this week.

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    You COULD wedge something in there to hold it up. Just make sure its secure. If it lets go youre gonna be short one window glass. I've been there...no fun.
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