How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Locks & Window Switches (87-93)

Posted 9/26/2012 by Jeff Jimenez

Got bad Fox Body Mustang door lock & window switches? Watch our install video to see how to replace your your broken door lock switches and window switches in your Pony!

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Bad Mustang power window switches can keep your from rolling down your window. Don't let this keep your from going through the drive-through restaurant or bank. Replace them with 5.0Resto Mustang window switches. Bad Mustang door lock switches can be just as much trouble. Replace your bad door lock switches with 5.0Resto quality door lock switches. Stop leaning across the car to unlock the door for your friends. Follow along in this video as Jmac show you just how easy it is to replace your Mustang lock and window switches in your Fox Body Mustang. Get back to enjoying your Pony and replace you broken switches today!!!

Tools you will need:
  • Small Flat Head Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

Installation Instructions

  1. Unscrew the phillips head screw located on the top of the window switch plate.

  2. Using the small head screwdriver, carefully pry up the plate to remove it from the arm rest.

  3. Locate the two phillips head screws on the back of the switch plate holding in the wiring harness. Remove these two screws with the phillips head screwdriver.

  4. Using the small flat head screwdriver, pop off the window or door lock switch.

  5. Grab your new switch and pop it into place.

    Double check your work and reverse the steps to get your switch plate reinstalled.


About the Video

Fox Body Mustang Door Lock & Window Switch Install - 5.0Resto

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Published on 2012-09-26
Product: Mustang Window Switches and Mustang Door Lock Switches
Brand: 5.0 Resto
Fits: Mustang LX, GT, Coupe, Hatch and Convertible
Year Models: 1987 (87) 1988 (88) 1989 (89) 1990 (90) 1991 (91) 1992 (92) 1993 (93)

87-93 Mustang Door Lock Switches tend to go out due to age and constant use. LRS carries a full line of new replacement Switches for this exact reason. These are factory type replacement door lock switches for your power window equipped 87-93 Mustang.

87-93 Mustang Power Window Switches tend to go out due to age and constant use. LRS carries a full line of new replacement Switches for this exact reason. These are the factory window switches for your power equipped Mustang. Factory black plastic buttons included and will fit both Drivers and passenger sides.

* * * NOTE: This switch is also the replacement for 87-93 convertible 1/4 window switches!* * *
J MAC: Hey, everyone. I'm J Mac. A very common question that we get here at is how do you replace your power window switches or power door locks switches on an '87 and '93 Mustang. That answer is very simple. All you need is a Phillips head screwdriver and small flat blade screwdriver, and you've got a single Phillips head screw on your switch plate.

You can pop it out of the way. And then grab that small flat blade, and you can carefully pry up on your switch plate to remove it out of the arm rest. Now on the back of your switch plate, you've got two Phillips head screws holding on the switch panel. We'll get those out of the way. And you can access your switches.

Now you may have to pull on your wiring harness a little bit to get this much slack. Sometimes the wiring harnesses talked a little bit further down into the door. Now on your switches, they all have locating tabs. So you can know exactly how they go back in. And if you take that small flat blade screwdriver, you can simply pop it out of the switch plate.

Now our 50resto replacement power window switches and power door locks switches, they are direct replacements and are exact reproductions of the original, even featuring the correct markings on the switch face. And the install the same way as they remove. You just pop it in the place.

Now you screw it all back together. And you've got functioning switches again. For more interior restoration tips and videos, check out

How To Install Fox Body Mustang Door Locks & Window Switches (87-93) Tech Info

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