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Old 09-06-2000, 10:37 AM
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One of the power windows(rear passenger side) on my 82 380SEC won't go up or down. What should i look for first? Could it be a blown fuse?
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Old 09-06-2000, 11:23 AM
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Can you hear the motor when you press the window switch or do you get nothing?

If you hear the motor, do a search for "sliding jaw". My 2 cents.

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Old 09-06-2000, 11:53 AM
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The windows are fused in pairs; left front - right rear and right front - left rear. If you have one window out it isn't a fuse.

The most likely problem is the switch but if you can hear activity when pushing the button then you have a regulator problem. I'm not sure the lever foot problem that the sedans have is applicable to SECs but if its making sounds it will have to come apart to see.
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Old 09-06-2000, 01:12 PM
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If you hear the regulator moving up and down, it is possible that the plastic sliding jaw broke.
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Old 09-06-2000, 10:39 PM
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and Mattsuzie can tell ya' just how to fix it to. He just went thru this, didn't ya'?

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Old 09-07-2000, 12:52 AM
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who?....... you mean me?????
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Old 09-07-2000, 10:29 AM
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Thanks for the input guys. I hope I can get this fixed soon, the window is halfway down!!

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