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My house is lower in the middle of the house

I have a crawl space under the house. I can see my house is lower in the middle of the house than it used to be. From the exterior wall walking to the middle of the house you can tell you are going down hill. I don't know where to start to try to fix this or who to call. Does anyone know if it is something I could go to my insurance company about?My house is a single story dwelling built in the 1950' s. Help!

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An acrow prop is a bar that is threaded in one section where you adjust it to the floor then pin it and then turn the screw against the pin so that it acts as a screw jack

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I am in no way an expert, but I would bet its a loose parking brake. I hate the electronic button, you never know how hard the parking brake is applied. I had a similar problem when my Jetta wound up parking itself in the middle of my street (my house is on a short hill) about 20 minutes after I parked it. Went in and had the cable tightened. Worked like a charm.

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  • So if I understand you correct the drivers door switch is not working for the rear window.
  • Try using the the switch on the rear door for that window then.
  • The master switch is great to work all windows but the rear window switch should still work as well even if the master switch on the drivers door fails.
  • Now if both switches should don't work then it may not be a switch failure at all. this could be a wiring issue or a burnt window motor/regulator.
  • In this case you will nee some help as you are going to "help" the regulator out. Once you get it up I advise to let it be until repaired. You don't want to stress the track up to much before the whole assembly is replaced (should this be the problem).
  • So if both switches don't respond the your going to grab the window (one hand on each side of the window) as if your palms are touching and pull up at the same time the switched is being pushed up.
  • It may take a bit to get it but it will be fine.
  • If the window is down in the door (in the way down position) then get your fingers in there and grab the window and slowly pull up on it. Make sure the switch is being pushed to roll the window up at the same time.
  • Once you get it up a bit then take it the rest of the way as explained above.
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