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Passenger window will go up but not down

The passenger window will not go down but it will go up, when i check for power i find that i have both power on both wires going to the motor when i push the switch for up and down. when i pulled the motor off the window can be pushed down easily. and the motor will only turn in one direction when i push the switch to go up but will not work when i push it to go down even when it shows power is going to that terminal. passenger side window will go up fine but will not go down. I replaced the motor but still have the same problem.I checked and have power going to the motor in both the up and down positions.I sususpect I'm not getting enough current in the down position.I'm going to replace the relay,if that works I'll let you know.

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If you have only two wires going to the motor, I bet that you have power to only one of the two terminals when you put the switch to the down position. The reason is that the other terminal is then connected to ground. This situation reverese when you want the window to go up. If you have power in both wires, you are missing a ground. The relay is a good place to go next.

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