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Re: 4kq rear windows wont work/ switch is fine
Thatns but I know the motor is fine. As I noted in my message, I'm not
getting power to the motor. And the swithces seem fine in front but somne
have noted that if the rear switches are bad th;en the fronts wont work.
1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
*****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Dave Puterbaugh wrote:
> Todd, I just went through the problems you are having on my 1991 200. I
> think what happens is that the rear windows do not get used, and the motor
> corrodes inside and locks up - or at least that was my problem. If you get
> the switch off the door, there should be power to the switch, which can be
> checked by using a test light. If you have power to the switch (not the
> light), then you can check the switch by holding it in one direction, and
> then checking the two leads to the motor. One of the leads should have
> power. Reverse the switch, and check the other lead to the motor. If they
> both have power when you press the switch each direction, then you have a
> bad motor or cable. New window regulators are on sale at Blau for $99, and
> they are easy to put in, or at least they were on my car. Good Luck!
> Dave Puterbaugh
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Todd Phenneger <email@example.com>
> To: quattro list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 1999 6:47 PM
> Subject: 4kq rear windows wont work/ switch is fine
> > Help,
> > I'm selling this car this weekend and I dont have my Bently down
> > here. Both rear windows dont wrk and the switches in front at least are
> > fine. One of them worked fine up untill this week. the other has been
> > dead ofr a while I think. Anyhow, The rear switches have power as I can
> > see the lights on. But, I donbt know how to troubleshoot them beyond what
> > I have done. IS there a separate circuit somewhere I should check between
> > the switches and the window motor??? There are two wires going into the
> > motor. A green and a black. Am I right that one of shose should get
> > power depending on which way the switch is pushed and the other wire when
> > the switch is reversed (ie raising vs lowering). I'm not showing ANY
> > power to either of these wires.
> > Thanks
> > Todd Phenneger
> > 1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
> > 1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
> > 1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> > 1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> > 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
> > *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!