Passenger side window sounds like gravel, I guess the wire is off
Any directions on removing and replacing/repairing the window motor would be appreciated. Is this a home job or mandatory sho work. The motor still runs, does that mean all I have to do is untangle the wire?
Re: passenger side window sounds like gravel, I guess the...
Replace it as a unit, the wire got tangled because it started to fray, and is no longer usable. if you are mechanically inclined, give it a shot. maybe go purchase the part and look at it, (use OE parts for this.) if it looks too tough most shops will be happy to install it for you.
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Sounds like the switch has gone faulty, try swopping the switch with the other side window, if the problem goes with the switch, replace it. To test the window motor, remove door panel unplug motor, then with fly leads from a battery probe the socket, then reverse the probe wires, should get the motor to operate in both directions.
Window motors are permanent magnet style they use to wires that reverse polarity to move in both directions. so remove passenger switch it should have four wires 2 are for the motor and the other 2 is battery positive and battery negative test these wires first. we know the motor works so the only other problem would be the switch it self. most common failure is where the wires enter the door in between the hinges in that loom they break..
can be the switch or the motor or the wires. use a voltmeter at the switch. to see if the switch works. and then at motor, on most cars the motor reverses and has unique connection for that. and can fail in one direction for all 3 parts. motor, switch or wires. guessing with no meter, is expensive. $10 meter at walmart works wonders. an there is no way anyone on the web can guess, 33.3% change. i say, bad switch. just for fun, heck , how would i know.
This procedure may help. At least, you will know if the motor is good or not. Set a spare battery by the door and use jumper wires to connect to the motor. Pull the motor connector off, and connect the jumper wires-doesn't matter which side of connector- Does motor sound or operate? If nothing, then reverse the jumper leads, and see if motor operates in the opposite direction? If window motor is good. leave windowt up, and look for broken wires to the switch in both door openings, where breaks usually occur. If motor has nothing with jumper wires tried both ways, then you know the motor is out. There should be a way to manually get the window up, but I don't know. To remove regulator I believe in most cases, the glass is removed first, then access regulator fasteners to remove regulator and motor. Good luck.
Try removing the door panel, and then feeding direct power to the motor using two wires connected to power (positive) and ground (negative). Connecting the wires one way will make the motor move the window up, and reversing the connection will make the window go down. If the motor works ok when you do this, then you have a wiring or switch issue, likely a switch. If the motor doesn't work with direct power and ground, then you have identified the problem. Good Luck!
If the window had not been slow in it's action before it stopped working I'm guessing you only have a connection problem. I would remove the door panel and using a multimeter check the hot wire to see if power is reaching the switch. If it is check the connection on the motor. If power is reaching the motor through the switch you have a faulty motor. If at any point of testing there is no power backtrack the power wire to find where the break is. (it's usually in the door jam)
Try the fuse. The switch may be faulty so check by removing the inner door panel and connecting a 12v battery via two wires to the motor that winds the window up and down. If it goes up and down it's probably the switch which may just need a clean on the terminals.
I can't read and guess that the passenger door window doe'nt work. The switch on the passenger side will not et the window operate from either switch the master can be bad and it won't work from either switch. The switches are not often a problem compared to jamed windows and burned out or rusted motors. All the wires at the passenger switch are at the master switch except the motor wires for the passenger door, their colors don't change so if one desnt get there electrically the window won't work as this is an old car the door hige area has the wire harnesse and the broken wire is almost always in the driver door hinge area, with the driver kick panel removed find where the wires come out of the tube coming from the door. pull on them one at a time and the one that pulls out is broke. Connect a new wire in the kick area to the wire coathanger wire the new wire thoght the tube into the door take the door panel off find the samcolor wire pull on it and it will come out connect your new wire and its done! Shure there can be more than one wire broke and the switches can fail. Tesw by aking the wire pluged inton the passenger motor put in a test light and try the switches with the key on one direction will light one wire and the other direction the other wire. noting the color of the wires plug the motor back in and find them at the door swich in the passenger door put power and ground from a battery chager jumper cables or ajump box on the motor wires reverse the wires and try again if it still doesnt work and makes no sound you'll need to change the motor. Most parts stores will have the motor in stock but the driver motor is more popular but it wont fit. Be careful removeing and puting the panels as they are hard to rpair and even herder to find an aceptable replacement. Your parts store or dept store can provide you with the right panel tools. Money changes everything with these tools cheap tools make ahard job harder saving old panels is diffacult with the best tools. Professtional help from a practiceing mechanic may save money time and finished quality. This is a hard job to teach yourself. Do it yourself for the first time with a person who's done it before at leasttill you see how it goes if you have to do this work yourself
The problem may be in the wiring which if you pull up the carpet on the front passenger side by
removing the door floor trim and lifting the carpet you will see the
wiring underneath. Probably laying in water or has been. Look for splices in the
wiring which will have corroded. Repair the wiring then check the fuse. Another problem may be in the motor found inside the door.
The brushes may have worn out. If so you need to replace the motor.
Ususally the drivers side will fail first since it is the most used.