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My 1998 ford explorer driver side power window will not roll back up! :-(

So the other night, while sitting in my Explorer hanging out with friends, we rolled the back window down. It then would not go back up. We shut the truck off and waited a few minutes (approx 10). We crunk it up again, and the window went up. it did this one more time, and we got it up again after having having it open all night. This morning, I got in the truck, and rolled my driver side window will not go back up. I switched out the master switch on the driver door, still no luck. The other windows are working (so it wouldn't be a fuse?). Is there a "relay" for the power windows? Maybe a wire has broken/frayed/grounded? This is the first time this has happened. HELP! Thank you!

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From your description it sounds like the motor is drawing too many amps and a circuit breaker is opening (to protect the motor). That could be from one of two things: a failing motor or a bad set of gears or some other hindrance that is causing the motor to work too hard. Auto circuit breakers generally reset themselves after everything cools down. Since it happened on more than one window it could also be that the circuit breakers are getting old and less reliable meaning that they will continue to fail more often. The symptoms do not suggest a broken wire

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replace the switch. They have parts made of plastic pressing on the contacts softing these babies up making them useless in a few years

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check the wires between the drivers door and the body,inside the rubber cover(cut the boot with a razor blade) Often from the door being opened and closed many times a wire will break here.

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