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98 Sentra, replacing the driver side power window switch

How do you replace the driver side power window switch by yourself. The window still goes down but won't return up, I think the button has disconnected.

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  • oceanblue May 17, 2009

    my window will go down with no problem, but i cannot get it to come back up without pulling the switch very hard, to the point my fingers hurt. happens everyday but worse when it rains. can i fix this simply or do i have to replace the whole motor/regulator??? thanks for any suggestions.

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The switches are very easy to change. They either have a screw holding the switch and a trim piece on or they switch just pops out. Once its off, they are a breeze to change.

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  • Icandothis Jun 24, 2011

    I'm having the same problem. The window is stuck down now (this was an issue in the winter months but seemed to have corrected itself through the spring but now it's back again). Until today, if it was stuck down I was able to give a little pull and then it would come up, but I don't even think any power is getting to it. Can you please walk me through what I'd need to do, from step 1, to replace the switch myself? Do I need to take the door apart or can I just start with the screw in the base of the (what I call) little change holder on the door? Any help would be appreciated.

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