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Old 01-02-2006, 09:00 PM
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rear window regulator, wagon vs sedan

The title basically states my question.
Passenger side rear window had horrible clunking and slipping when motor energized. Definitely motor gear vs regulator gear issues. I pulled regulator/motor out this afternoon, and the regulator is somehow bent an amazing amount. I've attached pics where you can see how the two gear surfaces are catti-whompus.
I can't really tell how to bend the assy to fit properly, plus the pot metal is cracked in a couple of places. So, here is my question:
Are the rear window regulators the same in a wagon as they are in a sedan? I have one from the parts car if they are the same.
I searched extensively, and can't tell you how many "voltage" regulator posts there are.......
I can't imagine how the unit ended up this bent?
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Old 01-02-2006, 10:14 PM
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Whoops, forgot pics....
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Old 01-02-2006, 10:20 PM
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Performance Products catalog seems to indicate that sedan and wagon rear regulators are the same. Just be glad you don't have a coupe. $$$
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Old 01-02-2006, 11:37 PM
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Yup.

I've put sedan regulators in a wagon before. As far as I can tell, the doors are exactly the same on both body styles.

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Old 01-03-2006, 12:42 AM
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Thank yall very much!
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