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Old 03-30-2003, 23:28   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys and gals,
In my 1992 TX5 Ghia, my drivers power window is becoming very temperamental. The window has a few problems with doing what me and the switch are telling it, we say up, window says no. Would a sort of degreaser fix this, or could it be more suspect such as wiring or a new motor for the window?

It's sort of degrading over time i think, the last couple of months it's seemed to have a delayed reaction to the switch, so i'm hoping it's just a blockage or needs cleaning, any ideas would be great.

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I'd say most likely it's the switch itself, it's the part that gives up most often on power window systems.
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Cheers AUForte,
Any ideas on who would do power window repairs? I'm thinking auto-electrician being power windows, but what about a manual window(being manual i mean hand winding) because a friend of mine is also having trouble with a window.

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Have you tried lubricating the window channels. Try some silicone spray or Ford have some special stuff. A bit of info on window mechanicals here:

http://www.fordmods.com/

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Took it to an auto electrician, confirmed that the motor is dead. Rang the local ford dealer, and asked about a price for the new motor, apparently they can't separate motor from the regulator and a new regulator and motor is around $550!!

So now i have two questions.

1 : Does anyone know if the motor from a rear window would be any different from the motor in the drivers window?

2 : Does anyone have any contacts in the Melbourne/Geelong region with wreckers with lots of Ford / Mazdas?

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Took it to an auto electrician, confirmed that the motor is dead. Rang the local ford dealer, and asked about a price for the new motor, apparently they can't separate motor from the regulator and a new regulator and motor is around $550!!

So now i have two questions.

1 : Does anyone know if the motor from a rear window would be any different from the motor in the drivers window?

2 : Does anyone have any contacts in the Melbourne/Geelong region with wreckers with lots of Ford / Mazdas?

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My dad just bought me a new complete power window regulator / motor for my EL Falcon. Jeez i hope it wasnt $550 aswell!
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