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The driver side window, which is electric powered, had given me some problems by not moving occasionally, then I rolled it down and remembered that it might now roll back up and as I was trying to move it up it gave out on me and is now stuck halfway up. It rolled down the other day randomly but it rarely moves at all. The passenger side window works fine, and just as a note when I say "rolled up or down" I don't mean manually "rolling" the window.

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Most likely cause is a bad motor. Give the bottom of the door panel a good whack. Careful if it's cold as you can crack the door panel. This may be enough to jar the brushes in the motor to make it work long enough to get the window up.

Another way to tell if it's the window motor is with the dome light on, watch the light when you push the up or down button on the drivers window. If the light dims when you push the switch it's the window motor.

Ultimately you can take the door panel off, actually may be the door skin that comes off on that model to gain access to the motor itself. Check for power and ground by back probing at the motor while operating the switch.

  • Could we eliminate the possibility of it being the fuse since my passenger side window works? – ShaneBird Feb 24 '15 at 17:22
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    @ShaneBird most likely a circuit breaker. But you said it works sometimes, so unless you changed a fuse, the fuse can't fix itself – Move More Comments Link To Top Feb 24 '15 at 17:25
  • @ShaneBird Both windows are protected by the one circuit breaker – Move More Comments Link To Top Feb 24 '15 at 17:33
  • So essentially, if the circuit breaker was the problem both of my windows wouldn't be working, right? – ShaneBird Feb 24 '15 at 17:42
  • Basically what I'm asking is, might I be able to fix this by replacing the "fuse" or "circuit breaker", I don't know the difference between the two. Or would it be safe to say that that wouldn't work because my passenger side window still works? – ShaneBird Feb 24 '15 at 17:48

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