Re: [DML] Re: Window drive fix questions
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Re: [DML] Re: Window drive fix questions

Elvis & Bob,

You two are to be congratulated, Bob for coming up
with the fix, and Elvis for your wonderful pictures. 
That should save some folks a nice bit of change.

Mike   TPS   1630

--- Elvis <elvisnocita@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Thanks Bob,
> that's exactly what I did the last two evenings,
> check out the pics.
> I have never seen or heared such a good description
> before,
> did nobody discuss this ond the DML before ?!?!
> Btw - I heated the plastic cover up with a hair
> dryer to get
> it out easier. I used a file, no Dremel, but the
> rest is exactly 
> how you wrote it. 
> And I only cut me twice when reinstalling it...of
> course the 
> window had to be realigned and so on. Fun job to do.
> I hat it !
> Thanks Bob.
> Elvis & 6548
> >
> > The large brass gear is cracked, from the center
> out to between two 
> teeth.  You can remove the cover, bend the metal
> back at the edges 
> that holds it on or remove it at all but a few
> places.  Remove the 
> gear and grind down the side of the teeth on either
> side of the crack 
> on the side away from the crack, more on the tooth
> near the crack and 
> progressively less on the next 3 teeth.  Put the
> gear back and see 
> how it works.  Replace the cover and peen over the
> bent back metal to 
> hold it in place in a few places.
> >  
> > BOTH my window motors had this failure mode and it
> may be the 
> failure on most window motors.  You'll need a
> grinding disk wheel on 
> a Dremel tool or the like to grind between the teeth
> or a very small 
> file.  Take off about 1/2 of the tooth thickness on
> the teeth next to 
> the crack.
> >  
> > Surprisingly, my windows have continued to work
> for years after 
> this repair.
> > If you try it, tell me now it works for you.
> >  
> > Bob
> > 10961
> > 
> > 

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