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Power windows keep going out on drivers side, front & rear

Since I have owned the car, bought new, I've had to repair/replace the modules that control the power windows, on all four doors. Luckily the car was still under warranty, however now that the warranty has run out, I have to repair myself. Should I look at the window module itself or the control switch between the seats. The drivers side window goes up about 80 %, then I have to sit & wait awhile before it will go up completely, same with the rear drivers side window

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  • mirojo Jan 05, 2009

    sorry took so long to respond, just got a different motor yesterday , installed and working fine, thanks for the info

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99% of the time its the window motor you gonna see soon its gonna go 1 inch up wait 5 or 10 minute go another inch change the window motor let me no owe it turn out pierre

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