Power Window Motor May Fail on Chevrolet Astro

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 126,887 (50,000–200,300)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 120,000 mi,
window goes halfway up or dowm wait 5 min then works
2000 Chevrolet Astro 158,128 mi,
Window goes up hafeway then stops. you wait then it goes up.
1999 Chevrolet Astro 125,000 mi,
Prdiver side power window goes down fine. But stops after a fiew inches when the weather is warm. Works fine when the weather is cool.
1999 Chevrolet Astro 120,000 mi,
i do have this problem, everytime i try to roll the windows up i have to help the window cause the motor stops working and needs to cool off or something ,to do it again but is just frustrating
2000 Chevrolet Astro 50,000 mi,
Power windows work for a couple seconds then you gotta wait a few minutes for them to move again.
2001 Chevrolet Astro 167,000 mi,
Have to let cool after each use. Got worse over time until quit altogether..
1996 Chevrolet Astro 170,000 mi,
Both motors have been replaced
The driver's side power window stopped working; had motor replaced. About 1 year later, had the same problem and had to replace the motor again. No problems since; still have the vehicle.
1997 Chevrolet Astro 50,000 mi,
We have had to replace the motors in both front doors and also the switches. They are being replaced for a second time and the mileage is about 100,000
2002 Chevrolet Astro 106,000 mi,
Both windows fail to operate now
1998 Chevrolet Astro 60,000 mi,
REPLACED WINDOW MOTOR
2000 Chevrolet Astro 150,000 mi,
Drivers side window will not close. At times it will inch its way should allowingtime for motor to cool sometimes it will close completely on first attempt after allow short period to cool. Problem seems to be more frequent when it is raining or cold, but that could be because that is when windo is opened ans closed in quick succession.
1992 Chevrolet Astro 160,000 mi,
window motor overheats