Pitfalls of Your Chrysler PT Cruiser Window Motor
Let's give a few seconds to thank the person who invented the automatic car window
Automatic windows or power windows are awesome not only because they make a simple, troublesome task of opening car windows look cool, but they are also a great way to pass the time while you are stuck in traffic. Definitely an invention on par with microwavable food, the automatic window is something to be thankful for. However like any good thing, your automatic window is bound to end or face problems. Most of the time, these problems are caused by your Chrysler PT Cruiser window motor. We listed below some of the common problems with the motor as well as some things you can do to troubleshoot them.
Window would not move
One way you can tell that you are having a bad day is when your car window does not go down during a hot day. Stuck windows are common signs of a faulty window motor or a bad window motor connection.
To check which part of the assembly causes this problem, you would need to access the motor assembly. This actually involves a lot of work because you need to detach the door frame. After a few minutes, and perhaps a couple of headaches, you need to check two things: the wires and the motor. The wires need to be properly connected and free from any form of cuts, while the motor needs to be in working condition-yup, obviously. To check them, you would need a test light and have to ground them separately. In most cases, the problem is caused by a faulty electrical connection which can easily be solved by replacing the wires.
Motor burns out
Your Chrysler PT Cruiser window motor can also burn out; yeah, buddy the constant pushing of the "up" and "down" button shortens the motor's service life. Although recent window motors are better in quality, they still bow down to time and aging. Motors that are six years or so into their lives are prone to burning out. There is not much you can do about this other than go on an online forum, complain, and be advised to replace the part. So to save you from going online, the only way to solve this is a replacement.