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Questions about troubleshooting and repairing power (electric) window systems

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Malfunctioning windows

Two things malfunctioned with my Skoda Octavia windows One window won't operate with the 'one-touch' switch, only by holding the switch The 'convenience' window operation from the key fob stopped ...
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2003 Honda CR-V passenger window doesn’t work using either switch. Fuse for pass. window blows every time I use the master switch

This is a 2003 Honda CR-V EX. The passenger window doesn’t go up or down. Neither switch works. The fuse for the pass. window blows every time I try the master switch, even when I disconnect the Pass....
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Driver side window will not go up or down

2007 Mazda 3 driver side window will not go up or down ,put new motor & switch in still does not work.Getting no power to driver side window
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How to open the windows without ignition turned on

Car: Skoda Octavia y.99 Situation: I need to be able to open the windows (or atleast one window) on my Skoda without ignition on. Why: My car is a camper and it's super anoying to turn the ignition on ...
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Auto roll down windows Honda?

So I put my keys in my pocket and occasionally it rolls down the windows on my Honda ridge line with nothing else in my pocket? Apparently there is no way to disable this feature. Could I get a new ...
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Some electric component misbehaving

I have a Skoda Fabia MK2 which is causing some strange issues which I am not able to find the cause for: For some time the electric windows on driver and front passenger (back seat have manual) have ...
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My 2004 Mazda 3 passenger window receives a signal to go down but not up. Could I get a little help?

So my 2004 Mazda 3 has an issue with the passenger side window not rolling up. I’ve narrowed it down to an electrical issue on the passenger side motor plug with a current tester. Every other ...
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2019 Mustang Convertible rear window sticking

Raising the rear windows with top closed, the driver side rear will stick. I can pull it up with my hand. General internet solution is to lubricate it, usually silicone lube recommended. The lube ...
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Power window motor (LH) in Nissan Versa 2009

Recently I got a problem in my Nissan Versa power window motor (Driver side), about 3 weeks ago, sometimes the window goes goes up and down normally and sometimes it stuck and doesn't move at all, ...
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Window does not roll up from driver controls?

On Odyssey 2012 EX-L, using the driver's controls for windows, I can roll down the rear sliding door's windows on driver's side (left sliding door). But it does not roll up. However, from that rear ...
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2007 Ford E350 electrical problem

My 12 passenger ford E350 2007 occasionally (random times while driving for random duration 5 -40 minutes) loses power to the: dashboard stero and windows. What can be wrong with my car? How do I ...
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Loss of Window Control in an Old Car; Fix or Let It Go?

I have a car that is about 20 years old. (2001 Lexus RX300) I recently repaired the exhaust and some other things, and I think that mechanically, this car could last me 5+ more years. What to do about ...
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Which lubricants I need to use for a gear motor?

I just dismount a micro motor for the electric windows. I need to lubricate it. Which is the best way to lubricate the gears? I saw that there is plastic outside. I will not use the MoS2 grease. EDIT ...
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Cleaning Car Window Switches?

I accidentally spilt a soft drink that landed directly onto the car window switches on the driver side. As you may have guessed, the switches are now very gummy given the dried sugar within... This is ...
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2006 Subaru Impreza sedan power window and central Locking stopped working

I replaced my Subaru Impreza sedan doors from my 06 on the drivers side with 05 doors and now all my windows won't work, central locking also isn't working and I've never had a problem before. I've ...
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(VW CC 2010 2.0L Sport) How do you diagnose a parasitic battery drain from a fuse that controls rear window raisers and central locking system?

My 2010 VW CC is having a parasitic drain issue and I've isolated the problem to one of the fuses which is for the rear window raisers and for the central locking system. If I keep this fuse out ...
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Sewing machine oil in place of silicon base oil

Can I use sewing machine oil instead of silicon base spray in my window rubber channel to remove the friction? What are the chances that it might damage the rubber? TLDR I have a slow window problem ...
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powered window and back windscreen wiper anomaly

At first i thought it was random, then i realised that there is clearly a pattern: I start the car then i check and both the wiper and the window works as expected. 20-30-40 minutes down the road i ...
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Power window slows in cold temperatures

My 2001 Sequoia's electronics are still working great. But when it's really cold (20 degrees or less), the driver's side power window is really slow to go up and down. In warmer weather it works fine. ...
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2006 Scion XB window sometimes works sometimes doesn't

My 2006 Scion XB driver side window is having some problems. Sometimes the window works perfectly fine going up and down. Other times when we roll the window down, it does not come up for the next 5 ...
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Auto close windows module failed!

Bought new autoclose windows and when tested it continues to only close windows for 3 seconds. The module is designed to close one window at a time and any resistance if felt, it will stop at that ...
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Driver-side power windows wont work, and car keeps unlocking itself

I have a Chevy Aveo 2018. Few days ago, my driver side windows stopped working (won't respond to clicking the roll button). In addition, the "a door is open" light on my dashboard stays on, although ...
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Power window noise when rolling up

I have a 2015 VW Polo and the right rear power window is making a weird noise on the way up. It rolls down normally and the speed at which it rolls up and down is unaffected as far as I can tell. Here'...
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Arduino controlling car windows?

All windows are power windows control in Hyundai i20 but only the driver window has auto up and auto close features. Now, is there a way to close or open the remaining 3 windows with just one touch ...
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Rear Window Terminology

Context \ Goal: search a .pdf file. Correct search keyword needed to target mechanic's repair information. 1995 Integra LS 4-door backseat passenger side window. What is the proper / best search ...
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95 Integra right rear window 'off-track'

The regulation mechanism that keeps the window 'on-track' and limits the travel does not function correctly. Is this the correct part (eBay, because I can not find a new one online) to remedy the ...
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Window switch works when it wants to

I bought an aftermarket window master switch for a Jeep Liberty it works most of the time when it stops working and all I do is unplug it and plug it back in and it works fine for about a week then ...
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When braking RPM drops and radio cuts off (Sometimes when rolling down the window same happens)

I have a 2002 Honda Civic, it has been working great for many years until now. I have been having strange things happen: When I apply the brakes or roll down the window the RPM drops and my radio cuts ...
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I have a 2004 Ford Expedition I lowered the passenger window for fresh air and I could not close it now

I need to raise window until I get it to a shop or fix myself.
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Driver side front door window doesn't work

I have a Nissan Altima 2008 3.5 SE. The driver's door power-window doesn't work using the button on the door panel. However, if it works when a key is inserted in the door lock and rotated clockwise. ...
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Power window doesn't work from master switch, only goes down from local switch

The master switch won't move the rear passenger window at all. All other windows work. The local switch on the rear passenger window moves it down only. All other windows work. Furthermore, the ...
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Is interior side of a car door designed to withstand rain?

I'll start a bit differently: I forgot front right window half-lowered and the car was exposed about 30 minutes to heavy rain. I found the door and half of the seat wet from the inside, but circuits ...
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Skoda Fabia windows don't work, at night one window opened

My dad has Skoda Fabia and there's two front windows that should open/close with buttons, but it doesn't work for 5 months (other two windows at back open manually). Yesterday at night(after rain) ...
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Certain Electrical things not working on Dodge Stratus

I have a 2002 Dodge Stratus SE Plus. 2.7L. Certain things on it are not quite working. They are: Air Bag light is on Horn doesn't work Cruise control doesn't turn on at all Passenger side windows ...
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GM vehicle - Saturn Aura Drivers Power Windows Malfunctioning

Looking for some suggestions to narrow the problem down. My driver’s side window is working irregularly. The problem is strange, because when I pull the rubber conduit where the door joins with the ...
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MK V (06) Jetta passenger window motor

I have a 2006 Jetta. The passenger window is moving slowly. I went to Autozone to see if I could order just the window motor and replace it, but they said I had to buy the whole regulator setup. I ...
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lupo powerwindows power locks, ability to close window with key

So all of the components worked fine. The power windows are working from key entry only; the switches inside refuse to lift or put down window. The central lock is working. What can cause this issue? ...
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Squeaking car window

I own a Volkswagen Golf 2013 - MK6 and my windows are squeaking when I pull them down/up. Is there an easy way to fix this? Thanks! EDIT: I have uploaded a picture, here are what the scratches ...
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VW Polo Classic: alarm issues

Consider a well maintained VW Polo Classic manufactured in 1999. Then, suddenly, the following events happened almost immediately one after the other: a loud cracking from the front passenger power-...
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Does anyone recognize this grinding noise on a power window?

So, whenever I raise and lower the power window on my right side, I get this strange noise, recorded here. The window operates fine. I suppose you could guess what it is based on the frequency, ...
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power window issues in 06 jetta

I have an 06 vw jetta. The other day I rolled the drivers side window down and it went back up on its own. Now i can't get the window to do anything. I also can't control the passenger side window ...
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2006 Subaru Impreza Power Door Button

So one night after getting home I lifted up on the power window button to close the window - which it did....but the button kept going up and is now loose inside the housing and will no longer operate ...
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Electric window pulls cable out of lift carriage

I have a 1992 Toyota (Corona/Caldina) the electric window mechanism consists of a motor with a pulley that has a metal cable which seems pretty standard. The cable that goes into the regulator ...
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What's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US?

For cars made in 2017, what's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US? Or is there any minimum thickness? Origin of question: A power window plastic sash connector sold as a correct ...
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Window regulator part build quality

Olds Alero '03 has a broken left front window regulator. The window motor's OK. This would make it the third time this part failed; different shops did both repairs, and I'm wondering if poor ...
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2005 Suburban rear passenger window drops about 6 inches.

I have tried duct-tape, messy and ongoing, Paint sticks as shims with and added a slice of rubber between glass and wood. This held up for weeks. Now I need to buy the part and replace via YouTube. ...
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2003 Mazda 6 power windows not worKing [closed]

I plugged the driver side window control switch in from a Mazda 3 it blew the fuse on pass side fuse box when I replaced the fuse and plugged original switches back in it blew the fuse again replaced ...
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Window motor replacement 2001 Subaru Outback

How do I replace a right front power window motor on my 2001 Subaru Outback?
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2010 Chevy Traverse Driver window controller

One of the buttons on the driver side window controller failed. All the other buttons work fine ( other three windows, mirror controls, etc ). I purchases the exact part from Amazon, and I mean the ...
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Locked doors during power failure

I have a Lexus CT200H and a Mercedes C200. If there is a power failure when driving, will the car doors unlock automatically?
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