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Old 09-05-2000, 01:08 AM
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Hi, The right rear power window in my 300TE stopped working recently. After taking the door panel off, I hit it with a hammer and it worked for awhile but got hot. Any advice?
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Carl
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Old 09-05-2000, 02:32 PM
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You can try to straighten and lubricate the rails but, most likely the motor is on its last leg. I had to changed mine, after trying different things.
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Old 09-05-2000, 09:33 PM
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Also keep in mind during those years there was a lot of broken wires within the door hindge. Hold the switch in one direction or the other and open/close the door at the same time. You may have moved the door enough to contact wires by hitting it with a hammer

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Old 09-05-2000, 09:52 PM
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Nothing better than a good scientific approach to trouble shooting . Does the window not operate with either switch, i.e. the front or rear. If it works from the rear and not the front, replace front switch and vice versa.

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