Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a replacement window regulator for an Acura RL cost?
The prices of new window regulators for Acura RLs vary depending on some factors. For instance, if the Acura RL is a 2000 model, then individually sold regulators have prices ranging from 108 to as much as 259 USD. On the other hand, a regulator that is sold in a set typically costs around 197 USD, so that is about 98 USD per piece.
There are popping noises coming from the window regulator of the Acura RL. What could be causing these noises?
If the window regulator is making popping noises whenever the window is being raised or lowered, then the plastic spool that connects the regulator to the glass mounting plate might be damaged. Particularly in 1993 RLs, this plastic spool easily gets damaged because of wear and tear. The only way to solve this problem is to replace the window regulator assembly.
What are the tools needed to replace a damaged Acura RL window regulator?
In order to successfully remove and replace a damaged Acura RL window regulator, then the following tools should be available: no. 10 socket, Phillips screwdriver, flat-head screwdriver, socket wrench with extension, and pliers. Without these tools, the door panel of the RL will not be removed properly, and the damaged regulator assembly will not be disconnected correctly. Thus, more damage will happen to the vehicle.
What's the best way to fix a stuck Acura RL window regulator?
The window regulators of Acura RLs get stuck sometimes because of the easily-broken plastic pulleys in the regulator assembly. To fix this, just replace the window roller inside the pulley with a brass roller that can be bought from home improvement stores for three dollars. If this method fails, then it will be best to replace the whole regulator assembly.