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Our 2001 Kia Optima is having trouble with the passenger door. If you want to role it up it won't go up, but if you want to role it down then it just slides down. we mainly need help getting it to go down.

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  • kayleamclark Sep 21, 2008

    Thanks that will help a lot.

  • canadian_gal Apr 07, 2009

    i have had this problem with 3 windows now its the window regulator

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This actually sounds like it off track. Take the door apart and look to see if the window is on track, if its not pop it back in to place and be done with it. 9 times out of 10 its just off track. Most dealers will tell you it needs a new regulaor just to get you to buy new parts and tell you it will take 2-3 hours to fix when in all actuality it will take them 20 mins to take door frame off and pop the window back into place. I would look at this before looking into a new regulator.

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I have hd 3 windows do this now it's the window regulator

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    I have had 3 windows do this now it's the window regulator

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Ya need a new window regulator
Simple fix ... just takes time and some mechanical ability
If you have neither it's a shop fix for like 65 + parts

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