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Old 03-28-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
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Electric window gremlins

Passenger window won't roll up. It gave no sign of dying out or anything, it rolled down beautifully and wouldn't come back up. What could be wrong and how can I fix this?
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Passenger window won't roll up. It gave no sign of dying out or anything, it rolled down beautifully and wouldn't come back up. What could be wrong and how can I fix this?
Switch or motor died.
Test, identify problem component and replace.
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If it quit without weaning like that, it could be the driver side window switch as that is the main.
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The passenger window switch doesn't work as well. I would imagine that the motor would've started making noises if it was about to go out or the window would hesitate to go down.
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The passenger window switch doesn't work as well. I would imagine that the motor would've started making noises if it was about to go out or the window would hesitate to go down.
Not always.
Did you check your fuses?
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Not yet, where would I find the fuse box and what would I be looking at, I have limited knowledge on mechanics.
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Not yet, where would I find the fuse box and what would I be looking at, I have limited knowledge on mechanics.
Under the dash at your left knee I think.


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^Yeah its on the left but that diagram is upside down..

The red wire is where I ran the positive wire to bypass my window switches and run my own..
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:20 PM   #9
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Yeah, just checked it out. The fuse is the 20c.b. right. All I would need to do is go to my local parts shop and check out if they've got it?
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Yeah, just checked it out. The fuse is the 20c.b. right. All I would need to do is go to my local parts shop and check out if they've got it?
I might call first im not sure how common those fuses are anymore...me personally (redneck ingenuity) would run a jumper in the fuse spot to see if it is the fuse or the switches...though I cant recommend this because it elimanates a fuse and ”could” cause a bad short..
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Some of the process of me deleting the switches...
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^Yeah its on the left but that diagram is upside down..

The red wire is where I ran the positive wire to bypass my window switches and run my own..
Ok, How's this then?
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Ok, How's this then?
Haha...muy bueno..lol
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Re: Electric window gremlins

Thanks, but would that circuit breaker really go out at only 35xxx miles? I think it may be the power window motor that died.
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Thanks, but would that circuit breaker really go out at only 35xxx miles? I think it may be the power window motor that died.
You never know with electronics they could be bad the day you get them...id still guess its your switches or fuse...the switches are notorious for goin bad on the foxes.I thought the same thing you did but I jumped the motors and they worked just fine saving me $$ and the headache of replacing the motors...always start with your cheapest options first!..
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True, I don't know what I'm gonna do. How hard is it to remove the door card?
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True, I don't know what I'm gonna do. How hard is it to remove the door card?
You mean the door panel?
You should use a door panel removal tool to keep from breaking the panel or fasteners.


Do you know how to use an electrical tester or DMM (Digital Multi-Meter)?
I would begin testing at the switches to see if you have power there and then at the motor to see if you have power there when you press the switch. If you have power at both places then it is likely the motor is bad.
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^do this...and IMO the door panels on the foxes are some of the easiest ive delt with!..but like TH said use a removal tool or take your time not to ruin the little ”tree plugs” securing the panel..and dont rip them out from the panel either..
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Wow that's a great idea! Yeah i have a digital multi-meter. Thanks for the input, gonna get started on that soon.
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Just fixed the problem cause its been raining a lot. It was the switch lol, everyone was right.

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Fixed it, it was the switch. Thanks for everyone's input, its awesome to have all you guys on here. Really helps out a lot.
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Awesome!..
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Just fixed the problem cause its been raining a lot. It was the switch lol, everyone was right.

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Fixed it, it was the switch. Thanks for everyone's input, its awesome to have all you guys on here. Really helps out a lot.
Glad you got it fixed.
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