What is a Power Window Motor?

The power window motor is a mechanical device that works in conjunction with a window regulator to move the door glass up and down.

How much does a used window motor usually cost?

A ased window motor can cost anywhere from $25 to $75 or a bit more depending on the vehicle.


Vehicle Rebuilt/New Recycled Savings
2001 Lincoln LS $227.00 $45.00 $182.00
Ford Truck F-150 $247.00 $50.00 $197.00
2003 Toyota Tacoma $198.00 $35.00 $163.00
2005 Mazda 3 $320.00 $45.00 $275.00
2009 BMW 3351 $355.00 $100.00 $255.00
2002 Audi A8 $287.00 $75.00 $212.00

Things to keep in mind when buying

Verify if the window motor is part of the regulator or if it’s a single unit. You may just receive the entire unit including the regulator. As the salesperson if the donor vehicle shows any water damage. Have it inspected for corrosion or rust.

Installation Tips

Standard installation for a mechanic. While the door panel is separated have them check the drain holes for debris.

Ongoing maintenance

None necessary.