mazda truck window difficult in wet/cold weather

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Old 10-06-06, 11:24 PM
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Unhappy mazda truck window difficult in wet/cold weather

my 1988 b2200 manual windows are difficult to wind up and down in rainy or colder weather. I can't figure out how to remove the window crank to remove the door panel to assess the problem. Any ideas on the problem or how to remove the crank? Thanks.
 
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Old 10-07-06, 10:15 AM
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Usually you have to get a special tool from Autozone, pretty cheap. There is usually a metal locking ring in between the door panel and window crank that needs to be removed. It will look like a metal ring that is cut. It's like a snap ring. This special tool looks like a two pronged fork that slides down onto the window crank shaft to slip the ring off.
Also, have you tried spraying some silicone down into the rails of thwe windows to help it move better?
 
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Old 10-14-06, 06:30 AM
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If you haven't taken door apart yet, get yourself a can of spray silicone at local parts store, and spray it, with window down, inside the felt/rubber channels it moves up & down in, on both ends, and work window up & down a couple of times, and give it another coat. This may solve your problem, or at least make the window a little easier going up & down. Re-apply as needed in future.
 
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Old 10-14-06, 06:37 AM
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cheap way

Get a shop rag and work it under the handle just pull it down and try to get the snap ring off It will work.
A snap ring holds it on in a groove in the handle.
after the door pnl is off just held on with clips remove the plastic sheet and check it out lube all things that move as well as the thing with the gear on it shaped like a half moon.
Also spray silicone spray on rubber do not get it on the window just the rubber.
Pretty simple once you get pnl off,
 

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