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2001 ford taurus driver power window will go down but not up. replaced motor. what are we doing wrong?

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Look at the dome light hit the switch down and watch the light does it dim? It should if it worked to go down now watch the light again to the up position does the light still dim if not you have a bad switch or ground wire in the harness usually its the switch if the light does not dim.

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