Ford explorer

Asked by May 13, 2016 at 12:53 AM about the 1996 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Right window won't roll up and this isn't the
first time

3 Answers

15

What year is the car?

15

Best bet = It's broken ground and/or power wire from the MASTER SWITCH on the front driver side door. Master Switch: The thing on the door with all the window control buttons on it when you’re driving. If the master switch connection is compromised, the window will not operate at all ... even the button at the actual window won't roll it up or down because of this issue. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Solutions... (1) Ask a garage to check your master switch connection to the window that won’t work. Wires run through this panel and could be torn from opening the doors after years and years. Breaking a power and/or ground wire to that right window could cause this issue. Won't be expensive to ask if you seem like you know what you’re talking about and understand how easy it can be to fix. See the photos in the answer to have a better understanding of you desire to have someone do it for you. (2) See Photo.... 1 : The door where the master switch is; the front driver seat. 2 : The cables that run from the master switch to the other windows and locks it controls. There will probably be a cable that is broken if you look or pull gently for. 3 : Reconnect that broken cable with THE CAR OFF and BATTERY DISCONNECTED. I mean you could probably be okay not doing it but do it anyways so I don't get sued ;) Use electrical tape or solder them together. Whatever you can manage. Both will do the job for a while. Photos thanks to realfixesrealfast on YouTube.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
23,215

Needs some fixin' Sallie- you should sell it and buy a Mustang- you're missin' a bet there-

Your Answer

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 63,389 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $995.

ZIP:

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    10,910
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,380
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
896 Great Deals out of 70,648 listings starting at $1,045
Used Ford Expedition
377 Great Deals out of 19,506 listings starting at $1,295
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
652 Great Deals out of 39,508 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,318 Great Deals out of 183,061 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota 4Runner
300 Great Deals out of 21,852 listings starting at $1,700
Used Nissan Pathfinder
341 Great Deals out of 24,598 listings starting at $1,000
Used GMC Yukon
405 Great Deals out of 21,404 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 37,372 listings starting at $21,080
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 3,570 listings starting at $14,989
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
231 Great Deals out of 5,946 listings starting at $11,799
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
230 Great Deals out of 5,055 listings starting at $9,950
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
85 Great Deals out of 2,729 listings starting at $9,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.