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Old 07-14-2016, 12:56 PM   #1
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Drivers side power window goes up very slowly

Any thoughts on how to lube the drivers side window on my 2004 Adventurer?
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Old 07-14-2016, 01:33 PM   #2
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I was able to help mine, a little, by lubricating the drive cable (or whatever you want to call it). I also rerouted the cable housing that is on the "exhaust" side of the motor. It's the black tube you can see coming up from the motor below. I was able to relax the bend a bit so it moved easier inside.



If you do take your door apart to do anything, it'd probably be worth checking the voltage at the motor too when it's running. I didn't do that, but there's a chance some upgrading wiring could help if the voltage is low.
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Old 07-16-2016, 09:45 PM   #3
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I did the same as tderonne. Helps a little but window is just slow. I help it by hand at times but always worry about burning up that small motor.
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Old 07-16-2016, 09:55 PM   #4
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My 2005 Adventurer is slow as well. I figure it is just by design.
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Old 07-17-2016, 12:22 AM   #5
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I've had my coach for 12 yrs now and maybe in the beginning is was faster, but for years it's been slow. I would speed it up a bit by pulling up on the top of the glass with my fingers.

About 3 yrs ago I cleaned the switch with contact cleaner and .....walla, it speed up a lot. But now it's back to it's slow speed again. I suspect the switch is underrated for the current needed, thus the contacts are wearing prematurely and cleaning is only temporary solution.
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Old 07-17-2016, 09:28 AM   #6
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Try spraying the window tracks with silicone spray. Usually works for me.
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Yup. just did it yesterday, same silicone spray I use for the slides. Sped it right up to normal. Been living with it slow for years.
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