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The regulator went on the passenger door it is in the dn position. How can I raise the window and lock it in place until I can get it repaired?

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I can't find the fuse for the power windows on a 1998 Lincoln Navigator


All the other windows work ? Not a fuse , one fuse powers all the windows . Test for B+ voltage at the switch an the window regulator would be the proper diagnostic procedure . Do you own a volt meter ? know how to read a wiring diagram ? how to do basic automotive electrical testing . The Faint click you hear is probably a relay , which means the GEM - genaric electronic modual is energizing the window relay . The windows are computer controlled .

The GEM will activate the OTD Relay until one of the following conditions is met:
  • The LF regulator control switch is pushed to the UP position.
  • The LF regulator control switch is released (OFF position) and then moved to the down position (first detent) or one touch down (OTD) position (second detent).
  • Seven seconds have elapsed since the OTD was initiated.
  • A window regulator electric drive stall condition is detected on the one touch down sense line inputs.
The UP window operation is not controlled by the GEM. The feature is activated when the delayed accessory is active and the LF window regulator control switch is pressed to the UP position. The switch provides delayed accessory power to one side of the motor and ground to the other side through the one touch down relay. The one touch down relay is not active when the LF regulator control switch is in the UP position.
Passenger windows may be raised or lowered using the LF master control switches or the appropriate passenger window switch. Passenger window switches receive power when the delayed accessory relay is active and the LF remote lock-out switch is in the UNLOCK position. When in the LOCK-OUT position, the passenger windows are deactivated.
The GEM controls manual down and auto down window movement with the down window relay. The relay is activated by applying ground directly to one side of the down window relay coil, and deactivated by removing the ground signal.
The delayed accessory relay provides power for the operation of the power windows and the power moon roof. The delayed accessory feature is active when the ignition switch is in the RUN or the ACC position, or when the ignition switch is changed from RUN or ACC to the OFF/LOCK position and the LF and RF doors are closed.
The GEM will deactivate the delayed accessory feature when:
  • the LF door is ajar and the ignition switch is in the OFF/LOCK or KEY-OUT position.
  • the RF door is ajar and the ignition switch is in the OFF/LOCK or KEY-OUT position.
  • 10 minutes have elapsed since the ignition switch was changed from ACC or RUN to the OFF/LOCK position.
Feature inputs:
  • LF door open warning switch (open circuit with door closed, grounded with door ajar).
  • RF door open warning switch (open circuit with door closed, grounded with door ajar).
  • Ignition switch RUN position (battery potential on both the RUN and RUN/ACC inputs).
  • Ignition switch ACC position (battery potential on the RUN/ACC input).
  • Ignition switch OFF/LOCK position (absence of battery potential on the RUN, RUN/ACC, and START inputs).
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Mar 03, 2017 | 1998 Lincoln Navigator

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Where is the power window relay located in a 2002 mercury villager?


Principles of Operation
The driver power window regulator motor is controlled directly by the master window/door lock/unlock switch (and its integrated "auto down" module). Power is supplied to the power window relay and the master window/door lock/unlock switch, and the passenger power window switch when the SEC/timer module grounds the coil side of the power window relay. The SEC/timer module will ground this relay when the ignition is in the ON position and will remain energized for approximately 15 minutes or until the driver or passenger door is opened.
The driver power window regulator motor is a reversible motor that is operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to lower the window, and then reversing polarity on those leads to raise the window.
The passenger power window regulator motor is controlled directly by the passenger power window switch and can also be controlled by the master window/door lock/unlock switch. Power is supplied to the power window relay and the master window/door lock/unlock switch, and the passenger power window switch when the SEC/timer module grounds the coil side of the power window relay. The SEC/timer module will ground this relay when the ignition is in the ON position and will remain energized for approximately 15 minutes or until the driver or passenger door is opened.
The passenger power window regulator motor is a reversible motor, which is operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to lower the window, and then reversing polarity on those leads to raise the window.
The power rear quarter glass is also directly controlled by the master window/door lock/unlock switch. The power rear quarter glass power latches also utilize reversible motors. The power rear quarter glass power latches are operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to open the window, and then reversing polarity on those same leads to close the window.
Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Improperly aligned window
  • Damaged window mounting
  • Window frame interference
  • Central junction box (CJB) Fuses:
    • F30 (10A)
    • F32 (20A)
    • F34 (20A)
    • F59 (7.5A)
  • Battery junction box (BJB) Fuses:
    • F20 (30A)
    • F27 (45A)
  • Switches
  • Circuits
  • Connectors
  • Heated back light
  • Relays
Which window is not working ?
  • Single power window is inoperative
  • Front door power window switch.
  • Front door power window regulator.
  • Circuit.
  • Driver door power window switch.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test B .

Apr 07, 2015 | 2002 Mercury Villager

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1995 toyota corolla passenger side window will not close stuck open


Replace window regulator and motor. Procedure: Remove inside door panel, cut regulator wires, raise window manually and hold in place, undo bolts holding window glass to regulator, undo bolts holding regulator to door-frame, remove regulator. Reverse to install.

Feb 11, 2010 | 1995 Toyota Corolla

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Hi there ..I just got a driver side window motor,to replace my old one in my 99 Chevy Malibu..whats the steps to take to take off the old one and place the new ??


GM Malibu/Cutlass 1997-2000 - Repair Guide

Window Regulator And Motor Assembly
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Rear Door


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Fig. The rear window regulator is an assembly that consists of two pieces

NOTE The front window regulator is removed as an assembly with the door control module. Refer to the procedure outlined in this section under Door Locks.
  1. Remove the door panel and the water deflector.
  2. Remove the door glass (window).
  3. Detach the electrical connector, if equipped, or remove the window regulator handle.

To install:
  1. Install the window regulator.
  2. Place the regulator through the rear access hole into the door.
  3. Attach the electrical connector, if equipped, or install the window regulator handle.
  4. Install the rear side door window.
  5. Replace the door window assembly.
  6. Install the water deflector and the door panel.

Door Locks
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Door Control Module


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Fig. The door control module contains the door locking system module and the power window system module
  1. Raise the window to the full up position.
  2. Remove the inside door trim panel. Refer to procedure outlined in this section.
  3. Pull off the plastic film water deflector enough to access the lock actuator.
  4. Remove the screws securing the door lock actuator.
  5. Remove the door locking system module nuts and bolt.
  6. Remove the door locking system module from the door.
To install:
Installation is the reverse of removal, but make sure to tighten the fasteners to the torque specifications listed:
  1. Door locking system module bolt-89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  2. Door locking system module nuts-89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  3. Door lock actuator screws-53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).

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Jan 21, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

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How to install a door glass for a Chev C10 . I am have problems install the glass at the Drivers door. I need some help. As soon as possible


GM Full-Size Trucks 1980-1987 Repair Guide

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
(see Figures 1 and 2)

Non-Stationary Door Glass
  1. Lower the door glass completely.
  2. Remove the trim panel from the door.
  3. Remove the ventilator assembly as previously outlined.
  4. Slide the glass forward until the front roller is in line with the notch in the sash channel.
  5. Push window forward and tilt the front portion of window up until rear roller is disengaged.
  6. Put window assembly in normal position (level) and raise straight up and out.
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Fig. 1: Door window and regulator

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Fig. 2: Removing the door glass

Manual Door Window Regulator
(see Figure 3)
  1. Raise the glass to the full up position and tape it to the door frame with fabric tape.
  2. Remove the door trim panel.
  3. Remove the regulator to door panel attaching bolts.
  4. Slide the regulator assembly rearward, disengaging the rollers from the sash panel.
A notch is provided in the sash panel to allow disengagement of the forward roller on the window regulator.
  1. Collapse and remove the regulator assembly through the access hole in the door.
To install:
  1. Prior to installation, lubricate the motor drive gear and regulator sector teeth.
  2. Collapse the regulator and insert it through the access hole in the door.
  3. Unfold the regulator and engage the forward roller to the sash cannel at sash channel notch.
  4. Slide the regulator rearward to engage the rear roller to the sash channel. Also engage the lower roller to the regulator rail.
  5. Slide the regulator into its proper position, and insert the regulator drive through the door panel.
  6. Attach the regulator to the door.
  7. Install the door trim panel.
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Fig. 3: Manual window regulator

Power Window Regulator and Motor
(see Figure 4)


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Fig. 4: Power window regulator and motor
  1. Raise the glass to the full up position and tape it to the door frame with fabric tape.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the door trim panel.
  4. Remove the remote control bolts and lay the control aside for access.
  5. Remove the regulator to door panel attaching bolts.
  6. Disconnect the harness from the regulator.
  7. Slide the regulator assembly rearward, disengaging the rollers from the sash panel.
A notch is provided in the sash panel to allow disengagement of the forward roller on the window regulator.
  1. Remove the regulator assembly through the access hole in the door.
CAUTION Step 9 must be performed when the regulator is removed from the door. The regulator lift arms are under tension from the counterbalance spring and can cause serious injury if the motor is removed without locking the sector gear in position.
  1. Drill a hole through the regulator sector gear and back plate. DO NOT drill a hole closer than 1 /2 inch; to the edge of the sector gear or back plate. Install a pan head sheet metal tapping screw (No. 10-12× 3 /4 inch;) in the drilled hole to lock the sector gear in position.
  2. Remove the motor to regulator attaching screws and remove the motor from the regulator.
To install:
  1. Prior to installation, lubricate the motor drive gear and regulator sector teeth.
  2. Install the motor to the regulator. Make sure the motor and sector gear teeth mesh properly before installing the retaining screws.
  3. Remove the screw locking the sector gear in the fixed position.
  4. Reposition the motor in the door and install the wiring connector.
  5. Attach the regulator to the door.

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Oct 06, 2009 | 1980 Chevrolet Corvette

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How to install driver side window regulator


1. Take door panel off by prying off with srew driver moldings for outside mirror,around lock,and door handle, then pry up counsel for power locks, windows, and mirror adjustment and disconnect plugs. Remove three screws located behind arm rest handle, inside where counsel was removed, and bottom middle of door panel. Lift panel and pull slighlty towards you. Disconnect courtesy light, and wire to speaker. This may sound like alot but it goes pretty fast. 2. Peel away plastic and loosen window glass clamps (explaination from above, which are accessable when window is in up position). 3. Disconnect wire to motor, and remove 6 bolts holding guide rails and motor. Lift rails slightly to release from little hangers, which come in handy when putting new one in. 4. You should be able to remove entire window regulator at this point. Surprisingly the window stayed in up position when regulator was removed. 5. Before installing new regulator loosen window glass clamps. Install new by first setting guides in place by using the little hangers. Bolt guides and motor, temporarily connect power window switch and carefully raise window regulator until clamps are resting in place under window glass, tighten clamps. Test before putting panel back on.

Jul 30, 2009 | 2000 Mitsubishi Galant

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How to install a rear window regulator on a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue


How do you remove door panels and replace window regulator on an Intrigue? Answer : For a 2002 Intrigue – Front Passenger I didn’t disconnect battery. You use window switch later to align window tabs to regulator frame – with ignition off power locks work, nothing is exposed.
1. Remove visible screw under armrest, pop out finger inset oval panel, remove exposed 2nd screw. 2. Pop off door handle trim – lock button assembly slide thru its hole in door panel. 3. Pop off window switch trim/holder – slide thru its hole in door panel. 4. Remove 2 slot screws under bottom of door.
5. I used a smooth metal letter opener (or old fork) to pry panel from door at each point plastic fasteners insert into metal. Start prying a little, see three on bottom perimeter two inches from edge. Three on door open edge and three on door hinge edge. Slow and easy = whole panel will pop off. A metal compression spring fastener connects at top door hinge edge trim – pry out. Be sure door lock and window switch remain inside. Clean all surfaces of door panel and lay on back seat.
6. With panel off you see clear plastic moisture sheet stuck to door with black rubbery paste - peel it from door for reattachment. You now see mechanism and fastener points. Lay out replacement window regulator and motor on mat by door to help you recognize fastening points, etc.
7. Carefully pull glass all way up and hold in place with two pieces duck tape two feet long with ¼# removal tabovers. Put a foot on outside glass and loop over door frame a foot to inside glass – with room to later redo when you twice lower and raise a foot to access bolts removing/attaching it to regulator bar.
8. Remove 3 bolts holding motor to door. 9. Remove upper 2 bolts and lower 2 bolts holding regulator frame to door.
10. Lower window to expose thru panel cutout area two bolts holding glass tabs to regulator, retape securely. Remove bolts, raise window, retape securely by looping over door frame.
11. Window regulator and motor assembly comes out as unit. Unplug window switch tab to release from motor. BEFORE reassembly clean the inside of the door, put in a little Borax for bugs, etc.
12. Reassemble by starting three motor bolts, fitting regulator assembly in door cavity. Replug window switch, motor can be placed in thru oval slots, leave all bolts loose. Replace two upper and two lower regulator bracket bolts, leave loose.
13. Turn on ignition, use window switch to lower window glass regulator tab bracket until accessible thru panel cutout. Turn off ignition, manually lower glass until tabs align with regulator bracket bolt holes and tighten these bolts. Take tape off, turn on ignition, raise window to top.
14. Tighten three motor bolts and four regulator bracket bolts, make sure alignment is OK. Remove your tape residue - clean goo from both glass sides with Goof Off. THEN raise and lower several times to assure all fits and works like new.
15. Reinstall clear plastic sheet, aligning any fastener holes and rubbing down perimeter with a cloth .
16. Align door panel, assure door lock and window switch are pulled thru. Visually align each tab on door opening side and pop them in one at a time. Continue on bottom – make sure you see them align or they will break. Finish on door hinge side and with metal fastener at top. IF you break a fastener, take one from small bag you bought from Pep boys - otherwise take bag back for refund…
17. Reinstall 2 armrest screws and 2 bottom panel screws, then pop in door lock, trim piece and window switch.
Clean the window inside and out with glass cleaner/polish/raineze so it will slide easily and your done. You can’t do anything about the motors going out. You can avoid regulator tab breaks by making sure the window is raised BEFORE closing those big doors – down is the weak moment!! I work slow and clean as I go, the job took two hours. I highly recommend partsgeek.com – saved a bundle over dealer and they shipped everything in several days – as ordered!

Jul 27, 2009 | 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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The passenger window of my Buick Lesabre 2000 recently broke. How can I uncover the door to access to the mechanism, and what part should I replace?


The door panel is held on with some screws and plastic clips around the edges. When I went in to the rear doors, I had to pry the panels off and some of the clips broke. Plan to replace atleast a few of them. On the read door the window mechanism is a real "rube goldberg" setup that isn't really fixable. I finally cut the cables which move the windows, screwed in an anchor screw, raised the window to the closed position, and locked them in place. By the way, the local shop said it was a $800 job to repair it.

Jul 16, 2009 | 2000 Buick LeSabre

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Rear side windows


This may be just a case of inadvertently hitting the window lock out n th driver door window switch by mistake. Check that first. Here's some background on window operation

Principles of Operation
The driver power window regulator motor is controlled directly by the master window/door lock/unlock switch (and its integrated "auto down" module). Power is supplied to the power window relay and the master window/door lock/unlock switch, and the passenger power window switch when the SEC/timer module grounds the coil side of the power window relay. The SEC/timer module will ground this relay when the ignition is in the ON position and will remain energized for approximately 15 minutes or until the driver or passenger door is opened.
The driver power window regulator motor is a reversible motor that is operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to lower the window, and then reversing polarity on those leads to raise the window.
The passenger power window regulator motor is controlled directly by the passenger power window switch and can also be controlled by the master window/door lock/unlock switch. Power is supplied to the power window relay and the master window/door lock/unlock switch, and the passenger power window switch when the SEC/timer module grounds the coil side of the power window relay. The SEC/timer module will ground this relay when the ignition is in the ON position and will remain energized for approximately 15 minutes or until the driver or passenger door is opened.
The passenger power window regulator motor is a reversible motor, which is operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to lower the window, and then reversing polarity on those leads to raise the window.
The power rear quarter glass is also directly controlled by the master window/door lock/unlock switch. The power rear quarter glass power latches also utilize reversible motors. The power rear quarter glass power latches are operated by applying power and ground to the motor leads to open the window, and then reversing polarity on those same leads to close the window.
Symptom Chart Condition Possible Sources Action
  • All windows are inoperative
  • BJB Fuse:
    • F20.
  • Circuit.
  • Power window relay.
  • Front door power window switch.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test A .
  • Single power window is inoperative
  • Front door power window switch.
  • Front door power window regulator.
  • Circuit.
  • Driver door power window switch.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test B .
  • Vent power window is inoperative — quarter window glass power latch
  • Circuit.
  • Quarter window glass switch.
  • Quarter window glass power latch.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test C .
  • The one touch down feature is inoperative
  • Master window regulator and door lock switch.
  • INSTALL a new master window/door lock/unlock switch. REFER to Switch—Master Window Door Lock/Unlock .
  • The back window will not defrost
  • CJB Fuses:
    • F30 (10A).
    • F32 (20A).
    • F34 (20A).
  • BJB Fuse:
    • F27 (45A)
  • Circuit.
  • Heated back window switch.
  • SEC/timer module.
  • Rear window defrost relay.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test D .
  • The back window defrost will not shut off automatically
  • SEC/timer module.
  • Circuit.
  • Rear window defrost relay.
  • GO to Pinpoint Test E .

Jan 28, 2009 | 1999 Mercury Villager

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Front passenger window does not work


sounds like bad regulator, pull your door panel apart and it is the part that goes onto the motor. long bow shaped thing with cable attached. pop out rivets, (I think 3 rivets) and on the upper side there are 2 nuts that have to be removed. then wiggle it around till you can get it out of the biggest hole in door. Good Luck.

Jul 21, 2008 | 1995 Ford Crown Victoria

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