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Old 05-18-2015, 05:43 PM   #1
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Unhappy kwikkee steps

Does any one have this problem with there kwikke steps? They work some of the time. About 2/3 of the time they do not work. tapping the motor with a hammer gets them working for a short time. Any ideas thanks
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Does any one have this problem with there kwikke steps? They work some of the time. About 2/3 of the time they do not work. tapping the motor with a hammer gets them working for a short time. Any ideas thanks
remove the motor, bring it to auto parts store (O'reilly, Auto Zone) and replace it with an automotive window motor. easy swap at 1/2 or less the cost thru an RV parts store.
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I had the same problem a couple years ago, purchased new motor, worked a couple weeks then stopped again. The common problem is the electrical connection. I twisted the male ends slightly then plugged back in. That was at least 2 years ago, no problems since.
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Two problems: the first is the electrical connections which may have corroded and create an open circuit. Clean your contacts.
Second: which happened to us. The motor just failed. The replacement is very simple. The motor is a Ford electric window lift motor. Easy to get from ADVANCE AUTO PARTS.
Not that expensive. Has been working for over three years now. Good luck.
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If you feel capable, open up the motor and clean the brushes and commutator.
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What window motor do they use? Part number or model and year?
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What window motor do they use? Part number or model and year?
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