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I as usual could be totally full of crap but it seems like getting all that for $100 is screaming cheap Chinese crap to me.........................
AND after much repair of them you find out something else. Many of the motors used now are dead-end motors with no limit switches to cut them off, they have just enough (you HOPE! It CAN be a problem!) torque to get the window up then they dead head at the end of travel and stall the motor out until you release the switch. What that does is make power windows break about 5-10 times as much as manual ones do and even the best OEM ones. When winding a manual window by hand you instinctively back off as soon as you hit the end limit, you can feel it with your hand. The electric drive motor on power stuff feels no such compunction. It continues to drive until you let off and you can only hear the clunk as the window hits solid as a rock in the end of groove. That's after the fact and why power windows break regulators WAY more than manual do now, and it's added to the child protection feature many systems have now that break parts at the drop of a hat when the motor loads up hard, it's a child with head in window opening safety protection thing.
How I learned how to make Ford power windows not break on the average of one or two a year, a mark to stop at about 1/8" BELOW max up and you NEVER roll them the full 100% down any more either. BOOM! NO more breaking of the windows since doing it!
Last edited by amc49; 04-20-2017 at 03:55 AM.