Operate Windows When Engine Is Running To Help Weak Motor on Acura TL

Problem Description and Possible Solution

If one of the power window motors is not very strong, and the window moves slowly. Operating the windows with the engine running will help take some of the stress off the motor and prolong its lifespan.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 139,800 (70,000–240,000)
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 2004
11 people reported this problem
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My power windows are very weak and I don't want them to go out (very expensive to repair!). I have noticed that they work better when the engine is running. Good to know that it can extend the life of a waning window motor. Thank you.