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ELectric window motor replacement on 2004 Ford Freestar

Since the framework covers up all the parts, I'd like a diagram of what's under the framework, so I can replace the motor, which I have already purchased.
I cannot seem to find such a diagram. Some instructions on the process would be helpful. I've been told one has to hold the regulator in place while doing this installation. I don't know what a regulator looks like nor how to hold it. If I could see the whole set up I imagine it would be a fairly simple task. I think the factory uses rivets to install the thing, but I could probably reinstall some nuts and bolts with thread lock.

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  • rhuszarik Oct 01, 2008

    Driver's side window intermittantly stops working. When selected to go down, the window kind of hesitatetingly goes down and sometimes stops. Then it is dead. By pushing down on the window itself, I can either get it all the way down with some force; or get it in sequence with the drive motor and then it will work. Going up, the window seems fine. My guess is that there is an electrical dead spot or that a torque sensor (not sure if there is such a thing in this set up) that is turning the motor off on the way down.

  • Nightknight Oct 08, 2008

    First the passenger window intermittenly worked usually after I fiddled with the up down button. Now both the passenger and the driver motors seem to be dead. I checked the fuses and measured 12 volts right at the motor. I believe this is just another fine quality product from Ford.

  • pepevaladez Dec 26, 2008

    Hi! I have the same problem. Suddenly the passenger window stuck. I checked the fuse and it is OK, when the switch is activated, produces a "click" sound in the motor. I removed the door cover but could not see inside because of the metal wall !! I touched the motor and it was hot, as it received the electric current but seems to be stuck. I would like to know if I have to change only the motor or the whole elevator. Does it need to be done by a specialist or could it be done at home ? Are there any pictures of the procedure ? Regards from Monterrey, México. José.



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