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Old 09-02-2012, 06:04 PM   #1
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Window Crank Removal?

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My window crank sit the the wrong position when the window is fully closed and I rub my knee on it.

I need to remove it and reinstall it about 90 degrees counter clock wise.

How do I remove it?

Is it one of those stupid clips of some sort, that is almost impossible to get to?

Thanks

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Old 09-02-2012, 06:50 PM   #2
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Yes it is one of those crazy clips that is difficult to reach. Use a long flat head screwdriver and push the clip out of position and the whole handle will fall off easily.

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Old 09-02-2012, 09:44 PM   #3
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it's a C clip.
go to any auto parts store, and they have a removal tool, and new clips.

if you don't want to do that.
get 2 small flat head screwdrivers. turn the handle where it's facing up. and look down behind the arm of the handle to the center, and you will see 2 small notches, put the screwdrivers in the 2 small notches, and push down. clip should come lose, and the handle will fall out. don't lose the clip, you will need it to reinstall.

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Old 09-02-2012, 10:36 PM   #4
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Jesus Clip, I knew I saw this some ware.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/how-...ors-45442.html

Any other car with these clips I’ve always been able to alter a coat hanger for this clip removal, never tried it on a Jeep handle.
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:58 AM   #5
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Thanks

Didn't know about the special tool.

I want to do both sides.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:48 AM   #6
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x2 on coat hanger..took like 10 seconds to get them off.....

Now pulling the exterior door handles.....that was really fun
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:12 PM   #7
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O man, I was wondering how to move the door handle.
my knee is killing me , thanks

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