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Goons post is excellent - just exactly as I have done in the past. I would just like to add a couple of extra tips.
1. Grease the cables and pulleys well before assembly - white lithium grease works best as it tends to repel the water best.
2. Holding the window up with a piece of wood can be difficult and cramp the internal door space. After disconecting the glass I push it up to the top of the frame and secure it with 3 strips of strong duct tape stuck to both sides of the glass and over the top of the door frame - then work away.
3. Whilst inside the door check the drain holes are clear and give the door lock a few shots of grease whilst you are in there.
On some models there is a nylon centre retaining clip behind the window switches - so you need to remove this switch first.
The switches can be bit fiddly but managable - just a bit of patience or another pair of hands can be helpful whilst manouvering the switch connections.
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Honda Civic 1.4l