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Re: driver's side electric window panel
It has to be a bad master window switch.
See power and ground is supplied thru the master window switch to the other switches. When you press the switch it is routing the power and ground to the window motor. For instance in the up position at the motor the left wire may be hot and the right ground and in the down position it will be opposite.
So if they are working from the individual doors then the wiring has to be good and the switch has just lost it's ability to route it where it needs to go.
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The odds of both switches going bad at the same time is high, remove the door panel and tap on the window motor with a hammer, while trying the switches. I may have jammed up. Ground a test light and check the motor connection, while trying the switch, power will show on either side depending on if it turning up or down
The door panel will have to come off. check for a bad motor or wiring to motor, or a bad drivers side switch. check the fuses first! and is the drivers side window locked on drivers side, just push the unlock window from the master controls on drivers side to see if it works. on my car, the drivers side window would not work. I accidentally hit the window lock with my arm. God-Bless!
The fuse is not the problem there is no driver side fuse it is prob the connection where the wiring connects to the window up and down switch. You have to remove the door panel careful not to tear the sound deadener sheeting. You have to first remove the screws and pry the retaining clips with a special trim panel removal tool U can purchase from auto parts store, work slowly and carefully around the outer edge of the trim panel until its free. Then clean the connections between the wiring contacts. Reverse to reinstall door panel trim. Hope that Helps
probably need a new window regulator. ebay. 93 to 98 should fit.
Section 01-05: Trim, Interior
1998 Villager Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
Trim Panel(s), Door
Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
CAUTION: Use care when removing the front door inside handle escutcheon (22620). Failure to do so can result in damage to the component.
Carefully pry off the front door inside handle escutcheon by inserting a standard 1/4 inch screwdriver between the top rear portion of the front door inside handle escutcheon and the front door trim panel (23942) .
If equipped with manual windows, slip a clean shop rag between the window regulator handle (23342) and the front door trim panel .
Pull the shop rag back and forth to release the window regulator handle clip.
Remove the three cover caps and front door trim panel screws.
Remove the one front door trim panel capped screws from the door pull handle.
If equipped with power windows, remove the door pull handle. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
Slide a flat-bladed tool behind each of the retainers and twist the tool to disengage the front door trim panel from the front door (20124) .
Remove the front door trim panel.
To install, reverse the removal procedure.
Window Regulator, Power
Front Door Removal
Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) .
Remove the front door window glass (21410) . Refer to the front door window glass removal procedure in this section.
Remove the two front door brace bolts and the front door brace.
Disconnect the front window regulator electric drive electrical connector.
Remove the four front door window glass regulator track bolts.
Remove the three front window regulator electric drive bolts.
Remove the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive (23394) as an assembly through the opening in the front door (20124) .
Install the front door window glass regulator track and the front window regulator electric drive as an assembly through the opening in the front door .
Install the three front window regulator electric drive bolts. Tighten the front window regulator electric drive bolts securely.
Install the four front door window glass regulator track bolts. Tighten the front door window glass regulator track bolts securely.
Remove the door panel and disconnect the motor from the window, but leave it plugged in. See if the motor works. If it does you should grease the tracks on the window. If the motor does not work then you should replace the motor. The motor will probably get hot when you try working it.
is it electric windows? if it has electric windows does the passenger window roll up using the switch for it on the passenger door panel? if it works on the passenger door panel and not on the driver's door panel , then your switch on the drivers door panel is bad... replace it.
The first thing you should do is swap the passenger switch in place of the drivers switch and then see if the window now works. If so then you need a new drivers side switch. It may be clicking but it may not be working.
If it still doesn't work then you need to get your hands on a volt meter and get back to me.
You need to remove the drivers door panel and investigate the window mechanism, it sounds asthough its sticking.