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Dodge Caravan Power Window Motor and Switches May Fail

 
Dodge Caravan Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007

Average Mileage: 119,656 mi (32,000 mi - 185,568 mi)

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One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or regulator. In some cases these items are replaced as a set. If not, diagnoses will be required to determine which is at fault.

  • Left driver's side window will go down, but not up. With patience and multiple attempts, it will eventually close.

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  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    driver side window will not go down

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  • Visitor, , 87,000 mi

    Power window on drivers side no longer works.

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  • Visitor, , 32,000 mi

    dealer said they lubricated it, and it would cost almost $400 to fix... I opted out, driver's window started working again.

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  • Visitor, , 115,000 mi

    The copper bushings in the lift motor were worn down until contact wasn't being made with the rotor. I replaced the bushings with some from a wrecking yard, but they were well worn too and the motor quite working again. I purchase the whole lift assemply on advanced auto for the drivers side and matched up vehicle model and trim, it doesn't really fit with my Van as the conduit for the rear air goes through the door and this motor assembly is different enough to block the door panel from going back on. I had to drill three new holes for the assembly and use multiple metal washer to raise the level for the different heights for the metal door. This move allowed the door panel back on with the cable of the lift bent rather tightly with the move. I wish that they used the fact that rear air would cause interference with the new lift assembly.

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  • Visitor, , 130,000 mi

    passenger window does not open

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  •  Rookie

    driver side window fails repeatedly

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  • Visitor, , 185,568 mi

    Drivers window will not work at all. It is down and cannot get back up.

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  • power window on sliding door stuck open

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  •  Rookie

    Drivers side window no longer works. Window dropped down and will not come back up.

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