The driver side front power window on my 1998 Toyota Camry goes down fine, but will only raise new inch at a time. Is there a thermal circuit breaker somewhere, or do I have to replace the motor?

Asked by Jul 26, 2016 at 03:42 PM about the 1998 Toyota Camry CE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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There should be an overcurrent device either in the switch or the motor. When it sees to much current is needed to operate the shuts off stops. Having said that I suspect you have a bind in the channel in which the window rides. A dry type spray lube might help. What happens if you "pull" on the top of the window while you activate the switch ?

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Bart......did you ever resolve the issue with that window on this vehicle?

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