power window does not work

1993 gmc van has driver's side window problems. the window will roll down about 3inches and stop, and when you roll it back up it goes up about a 1/2 inch. if you wait about ten minutes it will go up about another 1/2
inch and quit again. i have swapped the passenger side window to the drivers side switch that has the problem and it works fine. anyone run across this problem before?
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Something is overloading and tripping the circuit breaker. Since you say the same switch operatees the passenger window when you switch them, I would suspect the drivers side motor. Possibly even suspect the window is binding and causing an overload. Inspect and lubricate the window track and regulator mechanisms first to see if this is the case.
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i think he said that when he hooks up the passenger side switch on the drivers side, then it rolls up ok. if that's the case, then it's the drivers side switch causing the short. all the power to the passenger window is routed thru the driver side switch first. it's a really common switch - like $29 at kragen or around $5 at a wrecking yard.
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Man, you gotta start quoting text in your replies.
"i have swapped the passenger side window to the drivers side switch that has the problem and it works fine"
That to me says he use the driver's side switch to operate the passenger's side window.
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