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Old 04-07-2005, 01:29 AM   #1
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my windows seem...well....tempermental.....

basically, if its warm out, the driver'* side window will work fine....its goes up...its goes down....auto thing works.....awesome.....however, when the temp drops....{say on a cold day or at night} them like magic....it stops working....next warmd day...its back in action....any explaination for this??
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Sounds like it is time to lubricate your window slides and the tracks. In the warm weather there'* enough play for them to work, but in the cold the tightness keeps them from moving. Worth a try...and while you are in the drivers door, check the contacts from the wiring harness to switches. I've found cleaning the contacts on anything in my car makes it work much better
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I was gonna say something similar, except my theory is that the old "gunky" grease or whatever is dirty enough that the cold makes it too thick for the motor to move the window easily enough and the system thinks it'* at one end or the other
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I was gonna say something similar, except my theory is that the old "gunky" grease or whatever is dirty enough that the cold makes it too thick for the motor to move the window easily enough and the system thinks it'* at one end or the other
WTF did I say? Hope that made at least some sense......
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I was gonna say something similar, except my theory is that the old "gunky" grease or whatever is dirty enough that the cold makes it too thick for the motor to move the window easily enough and the system thinks it'* at one end or the other
WTF did I say? Hope that made at least some sense......
lol yeah i got you..my dad was thinkin' the same thing....sayz the contacts are prolly bad....and moving the switch back and forth while the car is off would help.....sounds pretty crazy.....but sometimes crazy works....
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I would definitely look into removing the door panels, cleaning and re-lubeing (sp?) the windows' works. Better chance of that being the issue than the switches....
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