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Why does drivers door electric window go to the top then wind down again when using auto up switch

I have just fitted a new motor

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This is a duplicate question. The safety sensor needs to be calibrated. You'll probably need a shop manual to find out how.

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Hi Ethel101
I think that what has happened with your vehicle, is that the master (driver control) switch has become defective....If you have a friend who is good with electronics you may be able to ask for help in getting it fixed....otherwise a new unit is needed.

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SOURCE: Drivers electric window stuck in down position

actually you have thought of all but the prob. The track has jumped, making the motor not move the window. Sometimes you can gently slide the window up by hand and then the motor will catch the track and finish rolling the window up

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i would like to open the way the rear window opens, to make it so it opens like a range rover you know window opens up and then drop the tail gate, has anybody tried this, please let me knoe thank.

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you re-initialise the system by moving the window upwards and hold the button for four seconds. Then move down the window and hold the button for another four seconds. Turn ignition off , wait two seconds. Now the auto function should be operable.

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SOURCE: major power window problems. 2000 pontiac bonneville

I had this problem where only the drivers door power equipment works.

It is caused by a splice under the driver's seat. Spice #S302 where the input from the drivers door module to the other door modules connects. It is one of those cheap *** splice that should be outlawed. Moisture gets in it and corrodes. Cut back the wires till you get the good stuff and redo it the right way.

Splice S302 can be found under the carpet about six inches before where the wires go up to the drivers seat. It is in a plastic wrap and tape. I believe the wires for the window are brown and white.

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