Model Year: 1968
Subject: LUBRICATION OF WINDOW REGULATOR SHAFT - 1968 CORVETTE
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service Technical Bulletin
Date: Jan. 10, 1968
To: ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS
Difficulty in raising and lowering the door windows may be experienced on some 1968 Corvettes built prior to 10-31-67. This condition is caused by lack of lubrication between the regulator shaft and the regulator hosing (see 1968 Chassis Service Manual, Page 1B-21, Figure 35, Item 6). Galling and metal pick-up on the shaft, due to lack of lube, results in a binding condition of the window regulator assembly.
If the above condition is encountered, inspect both door regulators assembly for proper lubrication. in most cases, the housing should be replaced; however, if galling or metal pick-up on the shaft is slight, the shaft can be repaired by polishing with Crocus Cloth and applying a thin coat of Lubriplate (Part No. 1050109 or Par No. 1050110), or equivalent, for proper lubrication.
PARTS AND LABOR DATA
|QUA.||PART NO.||PART DESCRIPTION||P||FC||L||T||OPERATION NO.||TIME|
|1.||1||3921583||Housing - L.H.||52||X||01426190||1.5|
|3.||1||3921584||Housing - R.H.||52||X||01426090||1.5|
Article ID: 719
Created On: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 9:14 AM
Last Updated On: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 9:14 AM
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