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I just joined Allpar.com. I bought a LeBaron Convertible, 1990, V6, 3L in September 2012. Been in a garage over the winter and will be a kind of "summer car").
When i bought the car one of the "quarter windows" was not possible to get down. Easy to fix this spring/summer i planned...
The other one also stopped (both stopped in "upper position").
I wonder if someone have som ideas around this kind of "window problem"?
Is this something that happend for other owners? Cable and connection problem somewhere? Engine potentially dead? other ideas? Can i check if i have power from battery to the panel ("up and down" stearing of each window) at the left door? Multimeter? how to connect "at the socket/pins"?

I guess that i need to remove the backseat and panels on each side to be able to check the window engines and connection/cables, or?
I cannot find instructions how to do remove the seat etc, so very helpful if someone got som short guide/ideas also here.

Thanks in advance!
Regards Jan
 

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It's a very common problem. The problem is either that the motors have seized of the cables (or pulleys) are bad. It's almost never a problem other than those. You can buy remanufacturered assemblies but they are pricey, about $170 or so.
 

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Agree. The electric window motors almost never wear out. The drivers window generally gets the most use and may be the first to 'wear out'. Rear windows which don't get used often tend to seize.
Working on this vehicle will be much easier for you with reference to factory service manuals. There were 3 books: the engine, chassis & body book, the electrical book and the wiring diagram book. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1987-CHRYSLER-SERVICE-MANUAL-ENGINE-CHASSIS-BODY-FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE-CAR-/290921443359?pt=Antiquarian_Collectible&hash=item43bc44f01f
If you have good power to the rear window motors, the rear window motors or regulators may have seized. The spool and cable drive is difficult to service. The motor may be serviceable as long as new parts aren't needed. Back in the day, we just replaced the motor/regulator assembly. This video shows the motor service that may get the windows working again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh9RTeTz4gM
 

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valiant67 said:
It's a very common problem. The problem is either that the motors have seized of the cables (or pulleys) are bad. It's almost never a problem other than those. You can buy remanufacturered assemblies but they are pricey, about $170 or so.
Hi,
Many thanks for your responce. I will check each window motor, power, cables etc.
ImperialCrown said:
Agree. The electric window motors almost never wear out. The drivers window generally gets the most use and may be the first to 'wear out'. Rear windows which don't get used often tend to seize.
Working on this vehicle will be much easier for you with reference to factory service manuals. There were 3 books: the engine, chassis & body book, the electrical book and the wiring diagram book. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1987-CHRYSLER-SERVICE-MANUAL-ENGINE-CHASSIS-BODY-FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE-CAR-/290921443359?pt=Antiquarian_Collectible&hash=item43bc44f01f
If you have good power to the rear window motors, the rear window motors or regulators may have seized. The spool and cable drive is difficult to service. The motor may be serviceable as long as new parts aren't needed. Back in the day, we just replaced the motor/regulator assembly. This video shows the motor service that may get the windows working again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh9RTeTz4gM
Hi,
Many thanks for your responce. I will check each window motor, power, cables etc.
 
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