Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 1.8 (201.018), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.022), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.0 (201.023), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0 (201.024), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3-16, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3-16, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3-16 (201.034), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.3 (201.028), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.5-16 Evolution (201.036), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.5-16 (201.035), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.6, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.0 (201.122), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.0 (201.122), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) D 2.5 (201.126), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) Turbo-D 2.5 (201.128), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) Turbo-D 2.5 (201.128), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.6 (201.029), MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) E 2.0, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.3, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.3 E, MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201) 2.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Window Regulator for 190 (W201) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: window regulator – MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201). List of the tools you'll need:
Dielectric grease
Painter's tape
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Plastic trim tool
Replacement: window regulator – MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: window regulator – MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the car door.
    Step 2
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    Unscrew the door lock cover fastener. Use a flat screwdriver.
  2. Step 3
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    Remove the door lock cover.
  3. Step 4
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    Detach the door handle trim panel. Use a plastic trim tool.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the door card fastener. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the trim cover that hides the wing mirror fasteners.
  6. Step 7
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    Detach the door card.
  7. Step 8
    Switch on the ignition.
    Step 9
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    Lower the window glass.
  8. Step 10
    Switch off the ignition.
    Step 11
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    Unscrew the glass fastener. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 12
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    Raise the glass a little and release it from the window regulator.
    Replacement: window regulator – MERCEDES-BENZ 190 (W201). Tip:
    When removing the glass, hold it firmly to avoid injury.
  10. Step 13
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    Lift the glass up fully and secure it. Use the masking tape.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold the glass when raising it.
  11. Step 14
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    Unscrew the terminals of the window regulator mechanism. Use a Phillips screwdriver.
  12. Step 15
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the window regulator assembly. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 16
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  14. Step 17
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    Remove the window regulator mechanism.
  15. Step 18
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    Unscrew the power window motor fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 19
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    Remove the power window motor.
  17. Step 20
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    Install and screw in the motor fasteners on the new window regulator mechanism. Use a drive socket #10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 8 Nm torque.
  18. Step 21
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    Install the new window regulator mechanism.
  19. Step 22
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    Install the fastening bolts.
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