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Q: rear window won't work

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tried new window motor, & driver door switch panel

My car has 151000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. Thank you for writing in. With a new switch and motor, your issue is either electrical or mechanical. There may be a damaged wire that is cutting off the power supply to the motor. If this is the case, you will not hear any motion or sound coming from the motor. Make sure you are listening to hear if the motor is trying to work. If the motor is working, then you have a problem with the window’s mechanics. There is a guide bar which the motor moves up and down, and it may be bent or damaged. You will need to use a voltmeter and a wiring diagram to trace the voltage in the system if you have an electrical problem. For a mechanical issue you will want to remove the door panel and inspect the situation.

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