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'99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue 8638452

Post by E Showell » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:02 pm

So the Shaggin' Wagon's master window switch was decrepit. I had a dead switch with better cosmetics, so I switched the top plates. Now I can lower the front passenger window with the driver's side master, but I can't raise it with the master. Front passenger window raises and lowers fine with the passenger door switch. Any suggestions?
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Re: '99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue  Topic is solved

Post by RickHaleParker » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:26 pm

Get a new Master switch. Aftermarket window switches are a exception, other users have reported better quality in aftermarket switches then OEM switches. You can get aftermarket master switches on eBay for ~ $20.00.
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Re: '99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue

Post by E Showell » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:59 pm

So there are no tabs to be bent to make better contact, go back to old top, etc?
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Re: '99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue

Post by abscate » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:19 pm

I’ll check the cache for spares
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Re: '99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue 8638452

Post by abscate » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:26 am

8638452 Added part number to title

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Re: '99 V70 Base - Master Window Switch Issue 8638452

Post by wizechatmgr » Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:15 pm

SwitchDoctor makes replacements. I still need to return my old one to them - I ran into an issue with the on/off on the bottom having a pin & spring blow through the button.
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