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Drivers side power window dosen't work,is all the way down and won't come back up

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  • rabbitrunner Jul 27, 2008

    I have the same problem. Diagnosis up to this moment...

    1. Passenger window works fine.

    2. I opened the switch and found the plastic rocker to be worn for one of the contacts.

    3. Tried to manually manipulate the contacts. Heard a click on the dash when one contact was closed. but the window did not move.

    4. Suspect the fuses to be okay because the other window works just fine, but I haven't checked.

  • COLJKE Jul 27, 2008

    My driver's side window also does not work. Please let me know if a solution is discovered.

  • helpme999999 Oct 03, 2008

    EXACT same problem.. let me know if anyone figures this one out.

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    I have had this problem for several years. I find that in cold weather it works ok, but in the summertime it gets stuck down. I tested all of the contacts in the switch panel on the door using a multimeter and they appear to be operating correctly. If memory serves me correctly however, there is another electrical connection in a black box somewhere under the center of the dash which is used to control the operation for all of the windows (passenger, rear, etc.) I think this problem - which appears common on 94 Explorers - is somehow related to a malfunction in that unit.



    My window is stuck down right now, but because of other problems with the trruck I have not been able to do any further troubleshooting. Once I get it running again I will have another look at the window and post whatever I can find out...



    Terry





  • mdersh Dec 06, 2008

    same problem- It is stuck all the way down and all I get is a clicking now. I am told this is not a fuse problem. Has anyone found the fix. Do not want to spend all kinds of money but it is cold.



    MD-Atlanta

  • taytay4903 Jan 11, 2009

    same problem w/Ford Explorer - driver side of window is down and stuck. Any solution to the problem?

  • alfiemosse Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same problem. I took the panel off and removed the motor. However, since the window was down at the time the coil spring shot off and I am not sure how to re-assemble. I reconnected the motor and it works. I cannot find a diagram - even in the shop manual.

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BTW, the window seems to only get stuck down if it is taken all the way down - I've never gotten it stuck partway down. So in the summertime I try to remember not to take the driver's side window down completely, just keep it an inch or so up.

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