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Unread 10-17-2010, 05:38 PM   #1
gcotterl
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Power window not going UP

The glass on the right front window has intermittently stopped going UP when I use the switch on the console. (If I continue fiddling with the switch, the glass will/may eventually go up).

Is this a problem with the switch, the window regulator and/or other mechanism?

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Unread 10-18-2010, 10:31 AM   #2
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Seeing as it eventually goes up after multiple tries with the toggle, sounds more like the switch.

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Unread 10-18-2010, 11:05 AM   #3
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Power window not going up

In 1977, I bought a new Toyota FJ-40 Landcruiser which was built like a tank. But the gas mileage sucked so I had the smog-equipment removed and installed headers and a 4-barrel carburetor. This only marginally improved the power and the mileage.

In 1983, I bought a new Jeep CJ-7. Because I had to make the FJ-40 California smog-legal, I found a shop that "claimed" that they could locate and install the smog equipment. Two years later, the shop "gave up".
Since my FJ-40 had been sitting in the shop's back-lot (subjected to the weather and vandalism), I ended up selling the FJ-40 for $500 salvage).

I kept the CJ-7 for 18 YEARS and made NO modifications to it. I drove it 99 44/100% of the time back-and-forth to work and 56/100% off-roading (in Death Valley, Canyonlands, Glamis and other places). It was an OK vehicle but it had a lot of problems with the Pulse-Air smog system and with the transmission.

In 2004, I sold the CJ-7 for $7,000 (!) and bought the Jeep Liberty. I've made NO modifications to it. Except for regular maintenance (fluid and filter changes and one tune-up, etc), it's been a good vehicle. It it hasn't been off-road except for maybe 5 miles.
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Unread 10-18-2010, 08:30 PM   #4
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Hope things find there way to functioning, and it's only a switch and not wireing. Wish I had that FJ40.
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Unread 10-19-2010, 07:19 AM   #5
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Power window not going up

Where I can get a new switch for the front-right (passenger) power window? (The switch goes in the center console).
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