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#321778 - 20th May 2009 8:43pm Electric window rubber ducked
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The drivers window on my Land rover freelander has given up. I know the problem, the wire that goes through the mechanism thingymajig is all frayed and wont go through. What i dont know is what to do. Have been told we are looking at about 200 quid for a new mechanism.

Would i just be better buying a door from a scrappy maybe? thumbsup
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#321779 - 20th May 2009 8:46pm Re: Electric window rubber ducked [Re: Sir_longmong]
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might just be the motor on the window mechanism?

Try ebay, probably less than 20

Check the supply to the motor first if the cable is frayed
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#321893 - 21st May 2009 8:38am Re: Electric window rubber ducked [Re: BMW Joe]
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As Joe said just go the scrappy, take your part off first tho so to avoid return trips if the part is wrong.

More than likely it will be a few bolts holding the mechanism in, and around 10screws/bolts holding the doorcard on. Take care removing as not to damage the doorcard if it overhangs the top of the door.
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#321898 - 21st May 2009 8:42am Re: Electric window rubber ducked [Re: MrPhil]
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Must be quite common - they do a wire repair kit for the Freelanders smile
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#321904 - 21st May 2009 9:13am Re: Electric window rubber ducked [Re: StuyMac]
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I think this tends to happen when you forget about ice in winter and try to wind down your window. The motor does its best but its glued closed with ice. Happened on the Picasso. Got new motor and bob was our uncle.


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