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What should it cost (parts and labor) to replace a power window motor in a 2003 Toyota Corolla? What should I consider when deciding between factory vs. used vs. aftermarket?

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You never know where used parts come from, unless you remove them, and even then you never know their state. I would suggest a new one, and hopefully from a reputable manufacturer. Also, I rarely saw motors go bad, as it was usually the window regulator that failed and would seize the window. The labor is usually around the same, but motors are about 3 times the cost of the regulator on most vehicles.

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Same here in regards to the motors. Haven't seen a bad one yet, but several bad switches... –  Brian Knoblauch Nov 14 '11 at 18:12
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