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Questions about troubleshooting and repairing power (electric) window systems

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1998 Ford E150 Van - Implementing Power Doors and Windows

I put different doors on my ford van that have power windows and locks. My van was not equipped with these features originally. How do I get power to the doors in order to make the windows and ...
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Mitsubishi L200 MK4 2003 right back passenger window wont go down

I have recently got an old Mitsubishi l200 mk4 that I am restoring back to its former glory. The back right passenger window won't go down. I have taken off the panel and I can see the motor working ...
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Driver side front door window doesn't work

I have a Nissan Altima 2008 3.5 SE. The driver's door power-window doesn't work using the button on the door panel. However, if it works when a key is inserted in the door lock and rotated clockwise. ...
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Power window doesn't work from master switch, only goes down from local switch

The master switch won't move the rear passenger window at all. All other windows work. The local switch on the rear passenger window moves it down only. All other windows work. Furthermore, the ...
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GM vehicle - Saturn Aura Drivers Power Windows Malfunctioning

Looking for some suggestions to narrow the problem down. My driver’s side window is working irregularly. The problem is strange, because when I pull the rubber conduit where the door joins with the ...
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Window motor replacement 2001 Subaru Outback

How do I replace a right front power window motor on my 2001 Subaru Outback?
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2010 Chevy Traverse Driver window controller

One of the buttons on the driver side window controller failed. All the other buttons work fine ( other three windows, mirror controls, etc ). I purchases the exact part from Amazon, and I mean the ...
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1997 Honda accord will not start

I have a 1997 Honda accord. The other day I had it started and turned it off went to start it up again and nothing just a click. When I go to start it the battery indicator light comes on and will not ...
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power window relay Pontiac Grandville 1971

Can you tell me where the location of the power window relay is situated in a 1971 Pontiac Grandville? Thanks, Hans
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Auto roll down windows Honda?

So I put my keys in my pocket and occasionally it rolls down the windows on my Honda ridge line with nothing else in my pocket? Apparently there is no way to disable this feature. Could I get a new ...
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Camry window problem

I have a Toyota Camry 2010. Each year it gets worse. The driver’s window always rolls down and up. But if it has been sitting there and it is hot the other three windows won’t roll down from the ...
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My 2004 Mazda 3 passenger window receives a signal to go down but not up. Could I get a little help?

So my 2004 Mazda 3 has an issue with the passenger side window not rolling up. I’ve narrowed it down to an electrical issue on the passenger side motor plug with a current tester. Every other ...
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Loss of Window Control in an Old Car; Fix or Let It Go?

I have a car that is about 20 years old. (2001 Lexus RX300) I recently repaired the exhaust and some other things, and I think that mechanically, this car could last me 5+ more years. What to do about ...
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powered window and back windscreen wiper anomaly

At first i thought it was random, then i realised that there is clearly a pattern: I start the car then i check and both the wiper and the window works as expected. 20-30-40 minutes down the road i ...
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I have a 2004 Ford Expedition I lowered the passenger window for fresh air and I could not close it now

I need to raise window until I get it to a shop or fix myself.
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Certain Electrical things not working on Dodge Stratus

I have a 2002 Dodge Stratus SE Plus. 2.7L. Certain things on it are not quite working. They are: Air Bag light is on Horn doesn't work Cruise control doesn't turn on at all Passenger side windows ...
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power window issues in 06 jetta

I have an 06 vw jetta. The other day I rolled the drivers side window down and it went back up on its own. Now i can't get the window to do anything. I also can't control the passenger side window ...
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Electric window pulls cable out of lift carriage

I have a 1992 Toyota (Corona/Caldina) the electric window mechanism consists of a motor with a pulley that has a metal cable which seems pretty standard. The cable that goes into the regulator ...
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What's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US?

For cars made in 2017, what's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US? Or is there any minimum thickness? Origin of question: A power window plastic sash connector sold as a correct ...
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Sewing machine oil in place of silicon base oil

Can I use sewing machine oil instead of silicon base spray in my window rubber channel to remove the friction? What are the chances that it might damage the rubber? TLDR I have a slow window problem ...
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2008 Altima, power windows and locks don't work, Intelligent key system doesn't work. No power at master switch?

I've checked all the fuses and relays and they are good. Had a lock smith cut me another key, however, said that he was unable to code the FOB because of the failures within my intelligent key system. ...
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Slow power window issue

On my 2021 Kia forte, the passenger side power window behaves strangely. The window rolls down just fine. However, when closing it, it begins rolling up in the normal rate, but half-way up gets slower ...
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Driver side window will not go up or down

2007 Mazda 3 driver side window will not go up or down ,put new motor & switch in still does not work.Getting no power to driver side window
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How to open the windows without ignition turned on

Car: Skoda Octavia y.99 Situation: I need to be able to open the windows (or atleast one window) on my Skoda without ignition on. Why: My car is a camper and it's super anoying to turn the ignition on ...
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2019 Mustang Convertible rear window sticking

Raising the rear windows with top closed, the driver side rear will stick. I can pull it up with my hand. General internet solution is to lubricate it, usually silicone lube recommended. The lube ...
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Power window slows in cold temperatures

My 2001 Sequoia's electronics are still working great. But when it's really cold (20 degrees or less), the driver's side power window is really slow to go up and down. In warmer weather it works fine. ...
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Auto close windows module failed!

Bought new autoclose windows and when tested it continues to only close windows for 3 seconds. The module is designed to close one window at a time and any resistance if felt, it will stop at that ...
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95 Integra right rear window 'off-track'

The regulation mechanism that keeps the window 'on-track' and limits the travel does not function correctly. Is this the correct part (eBay, because I can not find a new one online) to remedy the ...
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