I have a 1997 Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer edition. The drivers side power window will roll down but not back up. where do I start to trouble shoot this problem?

Asked by Nov 02, 2013 at 01:30 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

1,245

My 2002 did this occasionally. For mine it was just a pinched wire.

18,330

Probably the drivers side, right? If it is there is a good chance the regulator (motor) has had it. When you push the up button, does it try to go up at all? Does it go up (motor kick in) if you grasp it and pull upward while pushing the switch?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

When I push the button up, nothing responds. When the button is pushed down, you can hear the motor kick in. I appreciate the responses.

6,465

Sounds like the motor is worn out. It has enough power to pull the window down but not enough to make it go up. Pull the door apart and replace the motor.The driver's side window gets the most use, probably ten times more than all the other windows. A replacement power window motor(rockauto.com) will solve your problem. Good Luck, Kenny / MrBlueOval

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 72,518 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 10,090
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,110
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,027 Great Deals out of 74,887 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Expedition
473 Great Deals out of 24,889 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
550 Great Deals out of 29,235 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Durango
274 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota 4Runner
254 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Nissan Pathfinder
265 Great Deals out of 22,736 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Yukon
376 Great Deals out of 18,226 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 44,525 listings starting at $22,710
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
181 Great Deals out of 5,335 listings starting at $16,900
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
177 Great Deals out of 4,653 listings starting at $13,890
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
217 Great Deals out of 6,173 listings starting at $9,990
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
112 Great Deals out of 2,987 listings starting at $7,300

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.