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Frying power window switches

Shortly after getting this van a year ago, the driver side power window stopped working. I know the motor had been replaced just before purchase (mandatory for safety inspection), so my husband figured it must have been the switch.
He replaced the switch, only to have it blow immediately.
So he replaces the motor thinking that it is what blew the switch.
Put in a ANOTHER switch ( i'm pissed because they are 150 bucks each), and within a few days it stops working again.
So 2 motors, and 2 switches (over 600 bucks so far!!!!!!!!!!!!) and I still can't open my window!
The driver side control for passenger side window continues to work through all of this bs.
He needs to trace this down before we shell out any more cash!

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Driver side switch will not raise or lower window. will raise and lower passenger side window

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Replaced switch and motor

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I had a similar problem in my 1993 Safari. Problem turned out NOT to be a switch, but a broken wire in the driver side door opening between the door and the frame. I found a cut in the wiring insulation, and it corroded, breaking. This disabled the window control.

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