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1998 Lincoln Town Car Windows Won't Roll Down..

Control in drivers door and in individual doors don't work on 3 out of 4 of the doors/windows. They went out at different times.. not all at once. Cannot roll the windows down. Can't get inspection sticker now that this has been added to inspection.

First the drivers window went out but first it worked and then didn't and then did. Then the 2 back windows went at different time. Only passengers window can be rolled down from drivers door. Those not working also do not work from their individual doors.

HELP please! I am a 67 year old widow and can't afford a big repair bill but my inspection is overdue and I have to get the windows to roll down.

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  • sissypie Feb 07, 2009

    Thank you very much. Guess I just dont' have any choice. Wish I still knew some mechanics in the area but all I knew died years ago and they are so bad about ripping the elderly off. Thanks for the info. At least know I know what to ask them to check first. Hopefully they won't keep it in the shop too long since I have no transportation and neighbors dont' either because they are too old to drive. Thank you.

  • sissypie Feb 07, 2009

    Thank you very much. Guess I just dont' have any choice. Wish I still knew some mechanics in the area but all I knew died years ago and they are so bad about ripping the elderly off. Thanks for the info. At least know I know what to ask them to check first. Hopefully they won't keep it in the shop too long since I have no transportation and neighbors dont' either because they are too old to drive. Thank you.

  • sissypie Feb 07, 2009

    Thank you very much. Guess I just dont' have any choice. Wish I still knew some mechanics in the area but all I knew died years ago and they are so bad about ripping the elderly off. Thanks for the info. At least know I know what to ask them to check first. Hopefully they won't keep it in the shop too long since I have no transportation and neighbors dont' either because they are too old to drive. Thank you.

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You are just going to have to break down and buy some switches I believe. they are known for going out on that model. if you can find someone to test them at the switch to see if it is the switch or the motor that is what you need to do. most likley switches is most of the problem . thanks Jerry holler if you have more.

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