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how do u fix a power window in a car??? Answered

i have a '93 buick that the power window just sort of died in...any ideas??

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Re-design

Best Answer 10 years ago

Turn the car motor. Turn on the headlights. Try the window in question. did the lights dim? If so then the wiring and the motor are probably working and the gearing or track is to blame. It they didn't dim then the motor or electrical system is to blame. Go from there.

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cheeziesRe-design

Answer 10 years ago

so...say it's the gearing or track...then what?? electrical system?? and...say it's both windows...b nice...my car's sooo cool.

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yo man

10 years ago

well yo go to a junker and drop off the car thats how (he will give yo money for it)

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lemonie

10 years ago

Dismantle the door and locate the motor unit. Does anything look broken / fried and could you take it out and replace it if you had to? L

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cheezieslemonie

Answer 10 years ago

ok...so say that i do have a motor to replace it with...but my peeps think its poss that its just the wiring....so, uh...suggestions would be soooo awesome!

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lemoniecheezies

Answer 10 years ago

W/ref the current best answer (Re-design) what was the result of that test?
We need to locate the problem area first.

L

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cheezieslemonie

Answer 10 years ago

uhhhhhhh..........im waiting 2 find out..........first i need 2 get a battery 4 my car, then while im at it ill get some gas. :)

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lemoniecheezies

Answer 10 years ago

Mmmmmmaybe the window didn't work because the battery was in poor condition? This thing is sounding more and more like a heap.... L

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cheezieslemonie

Answer 10 years ago

what!!!!! how dare you!!!!!!! why would u say that about my car! It's a fixer upper! it's a fixer upper not a junker! :( :(

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lemoniecheezies

Answer 10 years ago

OK, different understandings - heaps can be fixed up in my book! L

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cheezieslemonie

Answer 10 years ago

uhh.....what should it look like....im a girl...i dont know these things!
ps-------do u know everything?

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lemoniecheezies

Answer 10 years ago

It should look like a motor connected to something with wires and connected to the window with mechanical linkages. If you're not happy taking your car apart take it to a garage.
I don't know everything, but I know how to start on a lot of things...

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steveastrouklemonie

Answer 10 years ago

but I know how to start on a lot of things...

THEN he takes it to the garage ;-)

Steve

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lemoniesteveastrouk

Answer 10 years ago

Ha, yes. I've got a petrol mower I couldn't start (in the usual ways), in the shed... L