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Be VERY careful with the window motor, most of them have a spring under high tension and can cause serious injury! if you really wish to do it you need to take the door panel off, and find the regulator, the window motor is bolted to it and remove the rivots or bolts holding the assembly in place, remove the assembly from the door and safely remove motor.

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Power windows dont work


There is a circuit breaker for power windows .
Power Window System Components
The power window system consists of the following components:
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Driver Door Switch (DDS)


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Passenger Door Switch (PDS)


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Body Control Module (BCM)


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Rear door power window switches


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Power window motors in each of the doors


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PWR WDO Circuit Breaker


Power Window System Controls
The power window system will operate anytime the Retained Accessory Power (RAP) system is active or when the ignition switch is in the ACCY or ON position.
The driver master control switches are integrated into the DDS. When a power window switch is activated in the up or down positions the DDS supplies power and ground to the window motor control circuits to drive the window motor in the required direction. Prior to activating a power window motor the DDS will supply the control circuit with a low current bias voltage in order to determine that a short to ground condition does not exist and during window motor operation the DDS continues to monitor the motor current to verify proper window motor operation.
The DDS controls the passenger window by a serial message to the PDS. When a power window switch is activated in the up or down positions the PDS supplies power and ground to the window motor control circuits to drive the window motor in the required direction. Prior to activating a power window motor the PDS will supply the control circuit with a low current bias voltage in order to determine that a short to ground condition does not exist, and during window motor operation the PDS continues to monitor the motor current to verify proper window motor operation. (Scan tool support is available for this system
Check this circuit breaker
RETAINED ACCSRY PRW BRKR 30 amp. located in the left instrument panel fuse box . if the breaker is good check power B+ at the drivers door switch . connector 1 terminal b yellow wire . Sometimes the wires inside the rubber boot coming from body to door break .

Oct 29, 2015 | 2005 Chevrolet Impala

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How do i change the drivers side window motor an an 05 kia sedona


You have to remove the inner door panel to
access the window regulator

You remove the regulator & then the motor from it

You Tube Video will provide a visual of several
similar window motor replacement jobs

Go there-- enter your car,question ,details,etc--- then move
around the site to watch various things

Dec 09, 2012 | 2005 Kia Sedona

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Thank yo for the schematic Ernesto. It says Nissan 1996, so is the 2008 still using the same schematic?


It can be issue with motor itself.If its not going up,then how its working down.But still it feels like weak window motor or is issue with power window switch.Get the voltage tested at switch and motor.Also try another working window motor at not working window side.
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Nov 27, 2012 | 2007 Nissan Frontier SE Crew Cab

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Rear power windows not working


One common problem that occurs with faulty power windows is a faulty Chrysler Town and Country window motor. You can obtain access to your Town and Country window motor by removing your interior door panel, where you will also find your window regulator.

The window regulator is a collection of gears and arms that controls the up and down motion of your windows, and your window motor is the component responsible for turning those gears when you press your window switches. If your windows are not working, your first step should be to determine whether the problem lies with your window regulator, or your Chrysler Town and Country window motor.

You can often do this by listening when you press your window switch. If you hear a humming or a grinding sound, this usually means that your window motor is still trying to work, but your regulator is stuck. However, if you don't hear anything at all, then there may be a problem with your fuses, your wiring, or your Town and Country window motor. Over time your window motor may develop problems due to grime buildup, or simply wear and tear through normal use. You will find a full line of Chrysler Town and Country window motors right here in our online catalogue, along with the fuses, wiring, window switch kits, and window regulators you need.Enjoy our great low prices and fast reliable shipping on all Town and Country window motors as well as all of our high quality auto parts and accessories.

Jan 09, 2011 | 1999 Chrysler Town & Country

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How hard will it be to replace the window motor, driver side, of a 2002 Chevy blazer? Do I need special tools to do the job?


Motor Replacement - Power Window

Removal Procedure
Be very careful
Hope this helps




Caution: Do not attempt to service the regulator motor withoutreleasing the counterbalance spring tension. The regulator lift arm isunder tension from the counterbalance spring and can cause personalinjury if the motor is removed from the regulator.

  1. Remove the window regulator.
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  1. Drill a hole through the window regulator and the sector gear.
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  1. Install a bolt and a nut through the hole in order to lock the sector gear in position.
  2. Drill out the rivets that secure the power window motor to the window regulator.
  3. Remove the power window motor from the window regulator.
Installation Procedure
  1. Install the power window motor to the window regulator.
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Important: Remove the nut and the bolt that were used in order to secure the sector gear in position.

  1. Install the rivets in order to secure the power window motor to the window regulator.
  2. Install the window regulator.

Jan 01, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet Blazer

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Driver side window motor not going up or down


You may be having problems with the motor drawing too many amps and kicking out a circuit breaker. If this is the case, you will have to replace the window motor.Check the window switch too.It can also be the cause of window not working.You can check both the window as well as switch with voltmeter or a test light to confirm which part is faulty. The window motor is a 12 volt electrical part.So check for the 12 volt to the motor connections.If the voltage is low then its faulty motor and has to be replaced. ------------- Also in your question comment you have mentioned that driver side window motor not functioning.So in that case before going for new replacement motor,i suggest to connect the passenger side motor to driver side motor connections and check.If the window functions with passenger side motor connected then its a faulty driver-side motor,but if the window not working with passenger side motor connected , then its not the faulty motor but the faulty driver side window operating switch.It has to be replaced.But in some cases it has also seen that parts like motor as well as switch are ok but the problem relates to short in wiring or the wires getting loose between switch to regulator or switch to motor.So confirm this possibilities also before going for any kind of part replacements. --------------- Keep updated with any more queries.Thanks.

Oct 14, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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How do I know if I need a rear drivers side window regulator and motor or just one or the other?


If you hear the motor running but nothing is happening to the window, you need a regulator. If nothing is happening when you use the switch and you have determined that power is getting to the motor you need the motor. Check the price of both though, sometimes it is not a great difference to buy the whole unit, and if you can it is a lot easier to replace.
Hope this helps

Apr 27, 2010 | 2000 BMW 5 Series

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I need instructions on how to replace power window motor for the front driver side window of a 2002 Grand Cherokee


Power Window Motor: Service and Repair
REMOVAL
1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
2. Remove the window regulator from the door.
3. Place the window regulator on a suitable work surface and remove the screws that secure the power window motor to the window regulator.
4. Remove the power window motor from the window regulator.
INSTALLATION
1. Position the power window motor onto the window regulator.
2. Install and tighten the screws that secure the power window motor to the window regulator. Tighten the screws to 9 Nm (80 in. lbs.).
3. Install the window regulator onto the door.
4. Reconnect the battery negative cable.

Oct 30, 2009 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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My driver side window does not auto roll up anymore. How do I fix it?


Window may not be initialized. Follow this proceedure

Window Motor Initialization adobe.gif Printable View (96 KB) NOTICE: Make sure no obstructions are present in the window system when carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: A battery disconnect does not require this procedure to be carried out unless the battery was disconnected while the window was operating.
NOTE: Excessive bounce-back (bounce-back that occurs with no obstructions present) may indicate a non-initialized window motor.
NOTE: Carry-out the de-initialization of the motor before initializing the motor.
NOTE: The motor will only operate in the 9-16 volt range. If the voltage drops below 9 volts, the window will not function correctly or may stop moving. If the voltage drops below 9 volts while the motor is operating, the motor will become de-initialized and will need to be initialized.
NOTE: The front window motors must be initialized whenever: a new window regulator and motor is installed, a new window glass is installed, a glass top run removal and installation or when carrying out any operation in which grease or lubricants are applied to the window system. A new front window motor is in a proportional up/down mode until initialized.
NOTE: The convertible rear window motors do NOT need to be initialized as they do not have one-touch up or one-touch down functions.
NOTE: All front window components (window glass, window regulator, window motor and glass top run) must be installed/tightened and adjusted to specification before carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: If this procedure is only partially completed, the front window motor remains non-initialized and only the proportional up/down functions operate. A non-initialized window motor may allow one-touch down operation, but does NOT allow one-touch up operation.
De-initialization
  1. The motor can be de-initialized in 2 ways:
    • Disconnect the battery cable from the battery while the window is operating.
    • Remove the window motor fuse while the window is operating.
  1. After the motor has been de-initialized, the initialization procedure must be carried out.
Initialization
NOTICE: Make sure there are no obstructions present in the window system when carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: The door MUST be closed during this procedure (for convertibles, the top and quarter glass must be in the closed and up position), in order for the door window motor to initialize.
NOTE: The windows must be in the full open position for this procedure to operate correctly.
  1. Press and hold the window control switch in the UP position at the second detent until the window glass stalls into the glass top run for at least 2 seconds.
  1. Once the top run is reached, hold the window control switch in the DOWN position at the second detent until the window glass stalls at the bottom of its travel for at least 2 seconds.
  1. Cycle the window glass an additional 5 times to set the window soft stop for the down position.
  1. Test for correct window operation by carrying one-touch up feature.

Mar 06, 2009 | 2006 Ford Mustang

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