MINI S Convertible - rear passenger window off track? - MINI Cooper Forum

Maintenance & MINI Care
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
Questions and advice on keeping your MINI in top shape, from engine oil to body wax

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old Jun 14th, 2019, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
MINI2 Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Local Time: 11:38 PM
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

 
Thumbs down MINI S Convertible - rear passenger window off track?

2006 MINI Cooper S Convertible - this AM, put the top back 1/2 & Windows down w/switch. Had a local kid coming by to wash for a fund raiser.

Put top all the way back & NOW the right back window WILL NOT COME back up w/switch, etc. It's "stuck" approximately 3 inches up.

I can hear the motor on that side operating fine (with top partially down & my ear to the housing) but window won't budge.

How to get to it to see/fix the mechanism?

- THANKS for ANY assistance!

UPDATE 1:

Found a video online (video link below) & got a clue on how to at least look at it. Seems that one end of the wire mechanism part of the regulator(?) has broken. Sigh...

***** Since I'm a new member, I can't post URL for Video yet, so search YouTube for video by "John H" w/title of "Mini Cooper rear window regulator replacement" *****

Looking online for what is the smallest & easiest portion I can purchase to repair.

UPDATE 2: Photos added - the cable either fouled in the motor/gear assembly causing the cable "holding" assembly to break OR the that "holder" broke & the result was the cable fouling, etc. Unlike the front window regulators, you can't purchase just the cable kit, so had to locate an intact regulator assembly. PITA!




Gtfinchy - newbie forum member - old MINI owner

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20190614_222044477_iOS.jpg
Views:	3
Size:	55.7 KB
ID:	228625   Click image for larger version

Name:	20190614_200449067_iOS.jpg
Views:	3
Size:	66.2 KB
ID:	228627   Click image for larger version

Name:	20190614_222053528_iOS.jpg
Views:	3
Size:	56.1 KB
ID:	228629   Click image for larger version

Name:	20190615_124115023_iOS.jpg
Views:	3
Size:	73.5 KB
ID:	228631   Click image for larger version

Name:	20190615_124121680_iOS.jpg
Views:	3
Size:	63.9 KB
ID:	228633  


Last edited by Gtfinchy; Jun 15th, 2019 at 12:52 PM. Reason: disassembly started/broken parts identified/added photos
Gtfinchy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: ,


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MINI Cooper Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome