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Old 09-10-2005, 03:20 AM   #1
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My drivers window will start to go up and then stop after it is about 6" up. Then I have to wait a little bit and then it will go up all the way, sometimes. Sometimes I have to grab on to it and pull it up to get it to go up.
Sometimes too on the way down it will tilt forward and not go down level and stop about halfway down!?!?!? I tried to clean the window seals to see if the would help, didnt seem to help that much.
Is the motor getting shot or is it someting else?
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My drivers window will start to go up and then stop after it is about 6" up. Then I have to wait a little bit and then it will go up all the way, sometimes. Sometimes I have to grab on to it and pull it up to get it to go up.
Sometimes too on the way down it will tilt forward and not go down level and stop about halfway down!?!?!? I tried to clean the window seals to see if the would help, didnt seem to help that much.
Is the motor getting shot or is it someting else?
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the motor is probably failing, and theres a little plastic clip on the window that is supposed to hold it in the trim so it dosent tilt, its probably broken
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does the window go fine and just stop? or does it slow down, until it "stalls"?
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the circut breaker in the motor is opening stopping the motor.
wish I knew how to bypass them.
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I have had those little plastic pieces break on my other car. The window has never really been "fast". It will go up slow and then stop. I have to wait for a while and then itll go up another 4" or so then stop, and so on and so on. If i am in a hurry i have to pull on it and it will go up. I figured that the motor was going out or something.
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the way to test if the circuit breaker is the culprit, when the window in question stops, try to move [up or down, doesn't matter] another window that you know is fully functional.
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each window motor has its own circuit breaker in addition to the one in the fuse box.
You could try switching the fuse box breaker with another one. It may be getting weak. But if that were the case all four windows would do it.
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It is just the driver side window. So I am guessing that it is just that motor and system is shot, or on its way out the window, pardon the pun. Does that sound right?
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I have done both front doors on my Bonne. It'* not too difficult, just time consuming. I used to have a set of pic'* on webshots showing the process.
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Ive done both my fronts twice.
If I do it again I'd go with the advance lifetime motor. could have saved a lot of money. Just bring it back to them.
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