Have you ever wonder what is that thing which makes your windows go up and down? Well, that thing is called window regulator. Window regulators are the small devices located below the front and rear doors of your Buick vehicle. A Buick window regulator allows smooth functioning of the window as it is being maneuvered up and down.
Window regulators come in two kinds, the first one is the manual window regulator and the second one is the power window regulator. Both types actually do the same thing that is to lift your car windows up and down. But, they just differ in a way that in a manual window regulator, you will have to exert an effort to move the window up and down, whereas a power window regulator can make the windows move up and down automatically, with just one click, you'll be able to move your car windows up and down.
A window regulator is comprised of several components, helping it do its job. This includes a worm gear and a combination of spur gears, a mechanical plate, and a linkage. The one that supports the window is the linkage; the one responsible in moving the window up and down is the mechanical plate. The correct movement of the mechanical plate is controlled by the worm gear-spur gears combination.
And just like any other car parts, your Buick window regulators may easily wear down because it is being used constantly. And a bad Buick power window motor or window regulator takes the fun out of driving your car. So, if you want to get back to enjoying your car, replace those damaged ones and have a new one.
But make sure only a Buick window regulator is only the best replacement for your damaged Buick window regulator. Never ever use substandard Buick window regulators because one thing is for sure, you would only have to replace it every now and then because of its low quality.