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Old 05-01-2007, 10:55 PM   #1
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Fixing power windows

I just bought a 1992 Toyota Camry to restore. I got done just the other day and I took it for a drive to see if it all worked when I roled down the windows they wouldn't role back up. Any advice with how to fix because I'm new to the power windows.
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Old 05-01-2007, 11:21 PM   #2
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I just bought a 1992 Toyota Camry to restore. I got done just the other day and I took it for a drive to see if it all worked when I roled down the windows they wouldn't role back up. Any advice with how to fix because I'm new to the power windows.
how much do you know about electronics? Have you got the door panel off to have a look?
Could be excess friction, could be motor problem... etc etc
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Old 05-02-2007, 12:04 AM   #3
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Well, before you go ripping off your door panel and replacing motors I would suggest you check the fuse box and go from there.
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Well, before you go ripping off your door panel and replacing motors I would suggest you check the fuse box and go from there.
I didn't suggest changing motors.
And I haven't worked on power windows as such, but i suspect that if it goes down, then the fuses are ok.... much like power door locks.

Ripping door panels off is not really a big deal, but yes, by all means check fuses first.
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Old 05-02-2007, 10:26 PM   #5
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thx for the advice ill check that out.
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Old 05-10-2007, 07:21 AM   #6
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Not sure if this will help,but anyway, the motor operates forward and reverse. That is determined by the switch, 2 wires on the window motor. power to 1 side grd on the other to go down, reverse the power and grd on the other and it goes up. Using a test light will confirm power to both wires as you move the switch up and down. If you do not have power to both wires as you move the switch, it is the switch. If there is power to both sides it would be the motor. If you need a motor try car-parts.com for a used part. Slim chance it could be a broken wire in the harness between the door and body. It does happen in older vehicles.Hope this may help
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