For an often temporary fix: Open the offending door with the key on.
Hold the button in the UP position, and sharply rap the lower center
area of the inside door panel SHARPLY with the side of your fist
(rubber mallet works also). Whack it good. This will temprrarily
"unstick" the motor and get the window up. Replace the motor.
To remove it, locate the motor "gearcase" by reaching inside the door
shell for the motor. (Assuming the door trim panel is removed). Look
for 2 dimples in the inner door panel in that area and a slot that
reveals one of the motor mounting screws (gold) . The dimples indicate
the location of the other 2 screws. Drill 3/8" holes, or bigger
depending in th diameter of your sockets, in the inner door panel at
the dimples. Use a 5/16" socket and extension to remove the three motor
bolts. Remove and reinstall the motor.
Always check that the switch actually works before you start ripping the
door apart. Saves a lot of headaches. Atleast on the Tempo you can unscrew
the part of the doorpanel where the switch is mounted to get to the
underside of the switch, so it won't take you a headache and a lot of work
to check it. On most electric power windows that die, it's the switch that
goes, and not very often the actual motor. The motor can be dead though. It
all depends on how much it's used, and in what kind of weather. If the
motor has seased, and it's correded, it's recommendable to get the window
seals replaced to keep the water out, otherwise any motor you put in will
corrode as well.
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