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Factory Fit Electric Windows

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hi all

has anyone attempted to put rear electric windows in rear of car when only having front electric using ford motors and looms is this possible if anyone has done please could you help me out this is on a focus 2006 i have looms and motors door cards etc or am i on a losing battle thanks for your time

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hi all

has anyone attempted to put rear electric windows in rear of car when only having front electric using ford motors and looms is this possible if anyone has done please could you help me out this is on a focus 2006 i have looms and motors door cards etc or am i on a losing battle thanks for your time

from what i understand the bolt holes etc are there for the motors so if the loom is there inside the door card with the connection for the motor then its easy enough there are various ways to do it but the most cost effective is to find a car the same at a breakers with the rear windows and remove the window and machanism and transfer otherwise its too expensive to justify doing it

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from what i understand the bolt holes etc are there for the motors so if the loom is there inside the door card with the connection for the motor then its easy enough there are various ways to do it but the most cost effective is to find a car the same at a breakers with the rear windows and remove the window and machanism and transfer otherwise its too expensive to justify doing it

hi cheers for info well i have the rear cards with motors on which are now installed into rear of car and now have power running to it so sitting in rear you can use windows i also have the switch to control rear and front windows with loom for both drivers and passenger side the problem i have got is controlling rear windows from front with the 4 way switch all the motors installed have a control box attached with numerous wires coming from i have located window wires and can get the rears to go down with switch but when wanting to go up they still go down lol so if anyone out there can help or might have a wiring diagram for this system it will be much appreciated thanks in advance

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hi all

still not completed this project just wondering if anyone has done this before

cheers in advance

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i might have sussed this out ill keep you informed incase anyone else is interested

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i might have sussed this out ill keep you informed incase anyone else is interested

yes keep us posted i wouldnt mind doing this on mine :)

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i might have sussed this out ill keep you informed incase anyone else is interested

well as from today back to square one i have the 4 way switch in drivers door controling passenger side and drivers side and i can get rear to go down when pressing the button down on the drivers side 4 way switch and when pressing up ha ha it goes down if i swap a wire around when i press down it goes up and when i press up it goes up the switch in the rear controls window up and down with no problems so bit lost at moment

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well as from today back to square one i have the 4 way switch in drivers door controling passenger side and drivers side and i can get rear to go down when pressing the button down on the drivers side 4 way switch and when pressing up ha ha it goes down if i swap a wire around when i press down it goes up and when i press up it goes up the switch in the rear controls window up and down with no problems so bit lost at moment

it could be down to the gm module if it doesnt have the right software which ford started to change it wont work on the rfont switch ford got wise to people upgrading this stuff instaed of paying and left the extra software out only putting in the specific software for what the car came with so i dont believe the front switch will work

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it could be down to the gm module if it doesnt have the right software which ford started to change it wont work on the rfont switch ford got wise to people upgrading this stuff instaed of paying and left the extra software out only putting in the specific software for what the car came with so i dont believe the front switch will work

hi all just a update on this matter well i finally got all windows to go up and down by the 4 way window switch at front but long came problems i could have window half way down and when wanting to put up i couldnt i had to switch off wait few minutes then i could control them this wouldnt happen all the time just when it felt like it so in the end i ripped them all out more hassle than its worth lol but thanks to all replys

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hi all just a update on this matter well i finally got all windows to go up and down by the 4 way window switch at front but long came problems i could have window half way down and when wanting to put up i couldnt i had to switch off wait few minutes then i could control them this wouldnt happen all the time just when it felt like it so in the end i ripped them all out more hassle than its worth lol but thanks to all replys

i recently read on a us forum that the gm module that controls all this stuff would have to be replaced for it to work correctly bit late telling you that now i tried it for a friend and we had the sam eissues as you he decided to live with it till the rear window started going up and down whenever it wanted so we took it to ford who didnt notice it was a diy job and told them what we did he checked it all over and said it was correct the way we had it then the master mech said the gm unit needs repolaced with one from a car with similar specs but that came with factory fit 4 windows so like you we ripped it out and the parts are now fro sale on ebay

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Sorry to revive an old thread.

So if all the wiring is there on the body loom, its a case of finding the plug taped up in the door loom or replacing the door looms for the correct ones. And then replacing/reprogramming the GEM module to suite?

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