Dodge Caravan Window Motors and Parts
Whether you're paying for a meal at a drive-thru or enjoying some free air conditioning on a hot day, rolling down your Dodge Caravan's windows is an important function of your van. In some instances, being able to roll down your minivan's windows is even a matter of safety. That's why it's so important to keep your Dodge Caravan's auto glass raiser in great condition at all times.What are the features of a Dodge Caravan's window motor?
Your Caravan's auto glass raisers are packed with features that make them quick and easy-to-use.
- Powerful: If you've ever enjoyed a scenic vista through the windows of your Caravan, you'll appreciate how large the glass in your van is. All that glass is heavy, so a powerful motor is required to quickly raise and lower your windows as you need. Your minivan's power motor is powerful enough to raise and lower the large glass panes without damaging other components or creating a safety problem.
- Quiet: The last thing you want to happen while driving your Dodge Caravan is for a noisy power motor to distract you while driving. Your Dodge Caravan's auto window assemblies are precision-engineered to run with as little friction as possible, resulting in smooth and quiet operation use after use.
- Durable: Replacing your Dodge Caravan's power motors requires a decent amount of work, so you want to be sure they will last as long as possible. From the casing to the gears, and everything in between, your Dodge Caravan's power window motors are designed to last, using low-friction designs and high-strength materials.
While replacing your Dodge's power window motor requires a decent amount of work, it's certainly not an impossible task. With the right tools and replacements that fit your vehicle, you can have your window working and get back to enjoying all that fresh air in no time. The steps are listed below:
- Remove the window and lock switches by prying out the clips holding them in place and then disconnect the electrical harness on the back of the switches.
- Remove the interior door panel by removing the two screws holding it in place and then pry around the edges to release the clips. After it has come loose, remove all electrical and lock rod connections still attaching it to the door.
- Remove the speaker by removing the screws holding it in place and then remove the water barrier by slowly peeling it away. Next, remove the power window motor by prying out the plastic clips holding it in place and removing the three bolts holding it to the window regulator and then disconnect the electrical harness.
- Install the new motor by attaching it to the regulator by re-installing the bolts that hold it in place and then re-install the clips that hold the motor in place.
- Re-install the water barrier, the speaker, the interior panel, and the lock and window switches by reversing the procedure listed above.