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1998 Achieva. The windows work sometimes, and sometimes they don't. I just got the car. The person who sold it to me says they need switches. Is this true? If there were a problem with the motors, they wouldn't work at all, would they?

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If more than one window motor is effected , it is likely a switch problem.

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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It can be failure of power connection to the motor drive or fault in the motor drive circuit including a possible poor switch contact.When the fault occurs remove and check the voltages with the help of a multimeter.You can confirm with the missing link of the motor voltage traced.

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks! I will try what you suggested and let you know. For now the windows are up, and they can stay that way for a while. "

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