OK so I took the door apart using my handy-dandy Haynes manual, and I was playing around with the power window motor because it was not working properly, and twang, the old rusty cable broke.
So now I need to replace the motor and cables. Found them on eBay for like $50, so that’s fine.
But I only took the door apart up to the water shield. The actual mechanism is inside the welded sheet metal around the window, with tiny access holes where I was able to witness the final demise of the motor cable. Do I need to somehow remove that sheet metal, or am I expected to replace the motor and the cables via the little access holes?