Jump to content

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

Recommended Posts

When moving the passenger window up and down, it makes a screeching noise.  I took the door apart and did not see any interference, binding, or anything that looked out of the ordinary. I lubed the regulator pullies (at least the ones I could get to on the bottom), but the one that is on the top LHS of the passenger door is covered by the door metal structure - which seems to be where the noise is coming from.

 

I attached a short video of the window operation and the noise is clearly heard.  Can someone confirm if this is a regulator problem?

 

Just in case, any recommendations on a source of good aftermarket regulators for a reasonable price?
 

Thanks

J


 

boxster_window_squeal.wmv

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
    You can remove these ads by becoming a Contributing Member.

oh yeah. that's a window regulator. did mine last year, noise is very familiar.

expensive part, easy fix.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Frayed wire making noise while going around the pullies. I got a salvage replacement part in good nick for less than $40..

 

Non- OEM replacement parts are pretty cheap too. Around $60 online..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

oh yeah. that's a window regulator. did mine last year, noise is very familiar.

expensive part, easy fix.

 

Thank you very much for the confirmation.  I appreciate it.  Let the wrenching begin!!!

 

J

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Frayed wire making noise while going around the pullies. I got a salvage replacement part in good nick for less than $40..

Non- OEM replacement parts are pretty cheap too. Around $60 online..

wow. amazing. paid close to $400 for mine from Porsche iirc

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Agreed, definitely the regulator.  I just did this job last weekend.  Not too bad, really.  A couple of finicky things, but you did the most time consuming part in getting the panel and foam off.  One tip that really helped me was to put blue painter's tape to mark where the window should line up in the regulator - put it both on the top edge and one of the side edges of each bracket.  This completely eliminated all the fiddling with aligning the window after you get the new regulator in.  I used the Uro replacement, cost ~$150 on rmeuropean, works and sounds great.

 

One other note...don't forget to plug the sensor plug back into the connector where the latch pull connects (small, black two-wire plug).  I did this the first time and it makes the car think the door is open...duh.  There is not much lead on that plug, though, and it disconnected by itself when I pulled the panel off, so I wasn't aware of it when I put the door back together.  There also isn't much lead on it, so it's a litte bit of a pain to plug back in as my hand barely fit behind the panel to access the plug due to the short lead. 

 

If your clips are old or broken/brittle, order those too since they're cheap.  99950750540.  I also used a door panel removal tool, but you already did that!

Edited by crwarren11

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.