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Slow power window issue

On my 2021 Kia forte, the passenger side power window behaves strangely. The window rolls down just fine. However, when closing it, it begins rolling up in the normal rate, but half-way up gets slower ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I reconnect a battery to pull up windows while alternator is out?

I am in the process of changing out the alternator. The old one is out, the new one is not in yet. I won't be able to get to it until tomorrow and I forgot to pull up the windows. Because the negative ...
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Camry window problem

I have a Toyota Camry 2010. Each year it gets worse. The driver’s window always rolls down and up. But if it has been sitting there and it is hot the other three windows won’t roll down from the ...
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2008 Altima, power windows and locks don't work, Intelligent key system doesn't work. No power at master switch?

I've checked all the fuses and relays and they are good. Had a lock smith cut me another key, however, said that he was unable to code the FOB because of the failures within my intelligent key system. ...
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Window rolls back down automatically Prius 2010

When I roll up the rear right power window it reaches the top and immediately rolls back down and stops 2" or so from the bottom. There are no obstructions in the window frame or anything ...
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99 Ford f150 power window

In my 1999 Ford f150 the passenger side window will let down whether it be the driver side rolls are down or the passenger side rolls it down. It will not roll back up. Could that be a wiring problem, ...
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How to fix driver-side window controls malfunction [Toyota Camry XLE 2010]

I have a problem with my Driver side window controls Car: Toyota Camry 2010 XLE Situation: I took my car into an auto shop to get my tinting redone. After, they were done putting on the tinting (took ...
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2006 Hummer H3 - Driver side window and Door Lock not responding

I have a 2006 Hummer H3, about a week ago my power door locks started to act strange - I would click the door lock button (driver-side) and it would make the lock chime/sound but not actually lock. If ...
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Window glass in 2002 Jeep Liberty is stuck in regulator even after clips removed

I am attempting to remove the window glass from my driver-side front door so I can replace the window regulator. I have removed the two metal clips that hold the glass in the lift plate. Now the ...
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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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Will it be fine if i power the rear windows motor by tapping into 12v of cigarette lighter socket?

my vehicle has all the power windows control switches together in one place at the centre console. It is very inconvenient for rear passengers to request driver to up/down their window glasses ...
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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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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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Where are my Power Window Relays?

I have a 2005 Mazda 3, and I have located both the interior and exterior fuse box. Neither one of the fuse boxes have relays in it concerning the power windows. Does anyone know where they are on ...
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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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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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Adjust window end position?

I have a Toyota Yaris Verso (2000) and one of the screws holding the driver-side window fell out. As a result, the scissor mechanism of the motorized window adjuster was bent slightly before I was ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the simplest way to replace a Subaru front power window motor?

2006 Subaru Impreza It's a recently purchased car. All other windows can be opened from the driver's side 4 switch control, except for the drivers window so it appears the drivers window motor itself ...
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2007 Nissan Armada power window fuse location

According to the fuse block diagram, there is not a dedicated fuse for the power windows. Anyone know if the power windows are on another fuse? Front drivers side window will not go down and switch ...
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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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Is there a fuse that will turn off with a delay after turning off car?

I've installed LED lights in my car and I wanted to find a power source that will let it stay on for a while after turning off my car. I noticed that the power windows still work after turning off ...
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Drive side window won't move in a 1999 Saturn SC2

The driver side window, which is electric powered, had given me some problems by not moving occasionally, then I rolled it down and remembered that it might now roll back up and as I was trying to ...
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Slow power window problem

On my 2000 Toyota Sienna, the driver's side power window behaves strangely. The window rolls down just fine. However, when closing it, it begins rolling up in the normal rate, but half-way up gets ...
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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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Volvo automatic windows won't stay closed

The automatic windows on my 2005 Volvo XC90 roll back down after they have closed. Does the computer think that something is stuck in the window, and roll it down? It doesn't roll both of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moving a dead power window in order to remove it

I have a 2005 Saturn Ion with a failed power window motor (front driver's side). The removal procedure requires that the window be lowered, but it's stuck up (closed). How do I get the power window ...
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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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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.