How do I fix a rear passenger side window that is stuck and will not roll back up
There is no simple way, you will have to remove the door panel by taking the screws out of anything that holds it on. The control panel on the door usually has one or two screws depending on the model. The door panel is held on with a few screws and mainly clips that push into holes on the door. Once everything is removed used something flat about an inch or so wide and insert it between the door and panel, carefully move it up and down until you feel a clip then pull the tool towards you to pop the clip out. On the Chevy there may be two screws one on each end, and in the arm rest. Remove these and grab the bottom up the panel and push up, the panel should then be able to move. Check the motor while running and look at the gear which may be stripped. Also check the runners the window goes into since they often contain a felt to keep the window quiet but can come loose and jam the window. My best guess is the motor is weak and needs to be replaced, since going down is easy, but putting the window up requires more torque and worn motors fail. My 94 Camero does this on the drivers side. Goes down easy, coming up it will often stop, I wait a few minutes it will go up a little further, until I finally get it all the way. Hope this helps and if you need more information you can contact me. Just a reminder, you can change the motor yourself, but it requires patience and a little more knowledge than most people have about cars.
May 25, 2014 |
Chevrolet Malibu Cars & Trucks