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upgraded power window motor by jediperk
Started on: 04-21-2014 07:37 AM
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Report this Post04-21-2014 07:37 AM Click Here to See the Profile for jediperkSend a Private Message to jediperkEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Looking for help getting the power windows to go up and down faster. Can anyone throw some sage advice my way please? Thanks!
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Report this Post04-21-2014 08:05 AM Click Here to See the Profile for jaskispyderSend a Private Message to jaskispyderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Try the forum Search. This has been covered many different times. Look for "Slow Windows" or something similar.
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Report this Post04-21-2014 09:55 AM Click Here to See the Profile for ag9123Click Here to Email ag9123Send a Private Message to ag9123Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Check out the "electric window helpers" at www.rodneydickman.com

http://rodneydickman.com/ca...h=24&products_id=271

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Originally posted by ag9123:

Check out the "electric window helpers" at www.rodneydickman.com

http://rodneydickman.com/ca...h=24&products_id=271



While this may help, the tracks need to be cleaned, regreased, etc. Sometimes it is excess friction.
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Report this Post04-21-2014 08:00 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jediperkSend a Private Message to jediperkEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. When I get back from Korea I will clean things up inside the door and try RD's helpers. I think that will get-r-done.
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Report this Post04-22-2014 07:42 AM Click Here to See the Profile for jediperkSend a Private Message to jediperkEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
It's been 8 long months since I've driven my Fiero. I can't wait to get back home and get that car back on the road...

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Report this Post04-22-2014 12:37 PM Click Here to See the Profile for nightscarClick Here to Email nightscarSend a Private Message to nightscarEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I actually have a question about these, I plan on getting a set myself.
Where is a good place to mount these?
near the pwr window switch?
near the pwr window motor?
or somewhere in between the two?
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Originally posted by jediperk:

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. When I get back from Korea I will clean things up inside the door and try RD's helpers. I think that will get-r-done.



In addition to cleaning and re-lubing the tracks, you should clean the wiring contacts and the switch contacts. You'll find a thread in the archives on how to clean the switches. An important thing slowing down the windows is corrosion that adds resistance so the motors don't get enough amps so they slow down. From what I read, Rodney's thing adds a little more power to the circuit to overcome corrosion in the circuit (?) but i don't know; i just cleaned and lubed mine

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Report this Post04-23-2014 03:31 PM Click Here to See the Profile for VanetSend a Private Message to VanetEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
My switches are broken were you push on them. Is there an outlet for new ones? Maybe a car that had the same or similar ones like the Firebird? I have looked around and cant seem to find anything.
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Originally posted by Vanet:

My switches are broken were you push on them. Is there an outlet for new ones? Maybe a car that had the same or similar ones like the Firebird? I have looked around and cant seem to find anything.



You can get new ones from the fiero store for $25 each; guys here have used switches from other cars but none that are plug-n-play that i know of.

http://www.fierostore.com/P...px?s=66560&d=345&p=1
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Report this Post04-24-2014 04:59 PM Click Here to See the Profile for ranger stoneClick Here to Email ranger stoneSend a Private Message to ranger stoneEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
With a new motor & clean tracks the fiero windows will go up in 4 to 5 seconds
cleaning the tracks was critical. take the time to get ALL the old dirty grease off ..it will pay a dividend in speed .
lubriplate grease is best ,but most forum members will use the grease they have on hand.I did.
a thorough cleaning,then grease made my windows go up & down in 5 seconds
do not forget to clean the balls out with something like brake cleaner & lube the balls ,this made a real difference
on my Fiero /Lotus rebody
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You can get new ones from the fiero store for $25 each; guys here have used switches from other cars but none that are plug-n-play that i know of.

http://www.fierostore.com/P...px?s=66560&d=345&p=1


Thanks I missed those. Van

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