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Drive side windows not working properly.

This morning I lowered my driver side window and now with a some physical effort it only raise 3/4.

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Is it cold where you are?

What shape is the weather stripping in at the bottom of rthe window on the outside?

I had the same problem, replaced the weatherstripping and the problem went away.

Apparently moisture/water gets in easily and freezes up.

Was told its a common probelm

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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Take off every removable plastic bit and look for screws that hold the inner door panel on. Take off any little plastic caps, see if a power window switch pries up easily, maybe a speaker grille comes off.
Don't force the inner panel off--if it seems really tight, look for another hidden screw!

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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    Elizabeth Krijt Dec 31, 2008


    • You should look for your car’s battery under its hood. Then follow
      it up by detaching the negative wire in the battery from your car’s
      motor

    • Now, you need to takeout the interior door panel of the window,
      which is not working. You should remove all the things present on the
      side of the window, which might fall of. When all the bolts and screws
      are removed, you need to shake the panel for loosening it up from the
      bracket, which holds it in place

    • Prior to troubleshooting, you should detach wirings of power windows and power door locks

    • You should begin the process of assessing fuses of your power
      window. If its fuse has been busted, what you need to do is simply
      change it

    • If fuse is properly working, then you should get a multi-meter for
      checking if wiring of your power window might be causing you the
      problem. By doing so, you can easily come to a conclusion, if your
      power window’s motor is the main culprit or not. For doing better
      assessment, you should also test the switch’s wiring

    • If there’s really a need for replacing motor of your car’s power
      window as it has been gauged in the reading of multi-meter, you need to
      simply unscrew the bolts, which attach the motor to its door

    • When you have removed the old motor, you need to screw a new motor
      in its place. Now, use the multi-meter again. This will help you to
      know whether your power window is working or not, prior to reinstalling
      the interior door panel


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