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When drivers window switch engaged window only raises 1/4" at a time or not at all .

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See the diagram attached and fix it. God bless you
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SOURCE: The driver's window lowers a little bit each time

Probably your battery is bad. either charge or replace that and then learn the windows again. (have you got your radio code before removing battery?) to learn the windows do them one at a time with door closed. hold the down button you hear a clck a few seconds after it opens fully now hold the up/close button and again wait for the click. easiest is to hold the button pressed for 10 secs after the windo has fully traveled down then send it up and again 10 secs after it stops moving.

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SOURCE: 2005 cavalier regulator not

If you can hear the motor trying to raise the window, I would say that the problem is definately NOT the motor. The window regulators usually cause the window to fall DOWN when the break. You will also usually hear a lot of "crunching" and "popping" as the motor tries to wind-up the broken regulator cables. I would say that the most likely cause of your problem is a faulty master switch - especially if yours is equipped with the "express down" feature. These fail quite often. The relay that is built-in to the switch assembly tends to burn up.

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If the switch is broken, you can put the switch down, short circuit closed first, if is bad, there is no way to the machine. Had better find a repair shop.car key programmer

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What could be problem


1) Master power window switch on the driver door may be bad.
2) Make sure the passenger door master switch has the passenger door switch enabled. If the switch on the passenger door wont raise the window, you probably have a bad window regulator. If it raises the window then the master switch is bad.
3) If the window makes noises when you use the switch and doesn;t raise, then the regulator is bad, Check EBAY for sales, that's where you or your mechanic can find them...Chris

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2005 cavalier regulator not functioning to lower front driver side window. window is in up position. cannot hear motor engaging to lower window when switch is depressed/activated. sounds activated to...


If the motor and regulator both work fine or sound like they are engaging when your try to raise the window,but you hear nothing when you try to lower the window then I think it is a pretty safe bet to say your switch is bad.

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Top worked fine yesterday but today tried to let down only clicked


It is a hydraulic pump that applies pressure to the 2 hydraulic pistons to raise & lower the top. So, check for something obstructing movement first.

The convertible top:
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My right rear window will not operate from the drivers side nor the right rear door...my first notice of the problem was when I lowered it slightly and it would not raise..I lowered it a little more and it...


sounds like a wiring issue either loose,corroded, disconnected at drivers main control switch
we no the motor is ok if goes down, both switches going bad is unlikely..pull the switch & check
for 12v in both directions

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2005 Nissan Frontier LE....The Driver side window will not go down or the rear passenger side. The passenger side will go down with it's own switch but not the driver switch. The driver side switch will...


The problem is that you probably have pushe dhte rear window button thinking it wasthe front window button. Have you ever pushed the rear window button thinking it was the front and then push harder. Inside the switch ther are little plastic pins. Open the switch and turn the little pns around and you should e fine. you cna e-mail me if you like and I can tell youhow to fix it...jams1@cox.net

Oct 08, 2010 | 2006 Nissan Frontier

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I can closed the back passenger window


IF you can, separate the rubber/felt window seals and see if you can see the top of the window glass. IF you can - use a pair of needle nose pliers and attempt to carefully pull up - making sure you do not crack (shatter) the glass. Once enough glass is exposed - use your fingers to pull-up. While you are pulling--up attempt to raise (up) the window with the window switch. There may be a dead spot on the motor, by pulling-up you advance the motor beyond the dead spot, and the motor MAY re-engage.
IF you can't get the glass up with needle nose pliers, try pushing down on the glass (being careful again) while engaging the window switch to raise (up). Again the idea is to get the motor from the dead spot.
Another way: While engaging the window switch to raise the window - bang (hard) on the door - in various spots to attempt to "vibrate" the motor to engage.
Last but not least: Remove the Inner Door Panel and raise the window by hand, again using the window switch to (maybe) assist you.
I have also (but painfully): separated the window seals and got a piece of duct tape down onto the glass, using a long screw driver to adhere enough of the tape to the glass enough to pull up on the glass. It worked but it needs careful hand control on your part. GO Duct Tape!

Jan 10, 2010 | 2007 Jeep Liberty Sport

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I have a 1994 jeep grand cherokee and the left passenger window has been "stuck", in the up position, for some time. Today, my daughter hit the power button and the window went down. Unfortunatly, it won't...


sounds like a loose wiring around the switch. take off the door panel accesorys untill u get to the switch panel check the connections and if good and problem persists then install another switch

Jan 06, 2010 | 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Driver's side window won't go up. Possible switch or motor? How to replace motor or get window to go up manually.


Solution: Chevy Impala Window Fix - If the window goes down but wont go up or stutters on the way up. This is a difficult process but if you have some common knowledge and a little know how it takes about an hour to fix.

I broke mine by leaving the window down and then rolling the window up while it was wet. I did this multiple times so I cannot blame Chevy for the problem. Started stuttering at 80,000 miles

Tools: Star drive screw driver, small flat head screw drivers, dental pick, Q-tips, thin sheet of hard plastic (I used two hotel room key cards) Optional: Soldering equipment

1.) Remove the two screws in the handle of the door to and take out the window control switch. (easy)
2.) Unclip the two wiring harnesses on the back of the panel - I did this with a flat head screw driver and a hotel room key card to wedge under the clips and not break the harnesses. (easy)
3.) Remove the back of the Window Switch box. Once again I used aflat head screw driver and two hotel room key cards to wedge under the clips. (complicated - most time consuming portion for me)
4.) Take off the five window switch tops, pull slighty to one side and then the other. They do come off but it feel like you're going to break the thing. (easy but do it slow)
5.) One the five button tops are removed take off the top of the switch plate. (easy)

Now you're looking at the main switch circuit board. I took a picture to make sure I knew what the circuit board should look like when reassembled.

6.) Remove the large plastic X in the middle of the board. Then use a dental pick to unclip the plastic "horseshoe" attached to the driver side window switch. (easy)
7.) Use a dental pick to carefully unclip the driverside window switch. Visually Note the position of the two "M" shaped pieces. Then take out the two little "M" shaped metal pieces. At this point the bottom right connection of the switch in my car was all blackened by lots of use. I used a Q-Tip to clean all the areas of the switch. Note: there should be some lubricant on the top of the 2 "M" shaped pieces of metal so the switch functions efficiently. (Complicated - go slow)

At this point I took apart the right rear window switch to see the difference in wear. Do not try to exchange another Switch with the driver side window switch. The driver side window switch has clips for the "horseshoe" piece that was detached earlier.

8.) Two choices to Fix the problem:
A:) Put a slight bend in the left "M" shaped piece of the switch so that the connection can be completed when pressing the window button. (Easy)
B:) Put a small dollup of solder to raise the connection area, to complete the connection. (Complicated)

I put a slight bend in the left "M" shaped piece. You can visually see the difference in the two pieces when you press them down. The Left "M" shapped piece in my Switch had to raise up an additional 1/16 of an inch to touch the lower side of the connection. With a slight bend it worked perfectly. I had my solder gun ready but figured if it went out again I could put a dollup of solder in the bottom connection to fix it the next time. No sense in taking the risk of over soldering when a simple bend did the trick.

9.) Reassemble - reattach the top of the driver side window switch ( make sure the blue dot is facing outward), reattach the "horseshoe" shaped clip to the window switch, put the large plastic X back in the middle of the Switch (it can only be put in one way, there is a gap to cover the auto roll down horseshoe piece), put the top plate of the switch back on, put the back of the switch plate back on, then reattach the window buttons to the top of the switch plate, reattach to the two wiring harnesses - Double check the button is working, then put back in the door and screw back in place. (easy)

Troubleshoot: If the button didn't work, redo steps 1-6, then slowly do step 7, then take apart another switch and compare, make sure the "M" shaped pieces are in the appropriate position, if they are add a small dollup of solder to the lower left portion of the window connection and file down the top of the solder for a flat solid connection. Reassemble and try again. If the window still won't go up. Take apart, then exhange components of another switch on the circuit board. You will no longer be able to use the Auto Roll down function but at least the window will work properly. By exchanging the pieces of another switch on the circuit board you may loose the function of that window, but you can always get out of the car and use the switch on that door to roll the window up or down.

Hopefully that works, if not, go to a junk yard and get the pieces out of another switch it can be almost any Chevy of similar year Switch.

Oct 20, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Impala

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Driver's side window will not work. We have replaced the switch and it is still not working- all other windows are fine.


Have you checked with a volt meter that you are getting 12volts at the switch? If you have voltage coming to and going out of the switch then your problem is the motor that raises and lowers the window. There are many Ebay vendors that sell replacement motors for way less than a factory brand unit. Search for Tahoe power window motor - I got lots of hits, cost around $38. Changing it takes a little time and effort (about 3 wrenches hard) but can be done if you want to save a bunch of bucks.
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