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Front drivers side window misalignment - 1994 Volvo 850

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Take the door panel off slowly because it's only held on with plastic clips. There is a plastic inner to the door, cut this carefully with a sharp knife, so you can repair with gaffer tape later. Lower the window, dont put your hands ANYWHERE near the movement at the moment. Now, slowly click the switch so the window goes up, dont press and hold, or it will go up all the way. (as you know) as the mecanised system goes up, it looks like a pair of scissors, watch where the window grabs, it will be plainly obvious, the window will start to judder. click the switch once moreto see where the scissor action is failing. Once you have found that, grease that area as much as possible. lower the window again, raise the window, if it sticks, lower it again and carry on until the grease works into the scissor action, don't try to actually take the window out, it's arder to get back in, start the engine (cos it does take a lot outof the battery) and just keep lowering and raising the window until the grease works in. Once that has been done, close the window up to the full height, tape the plastic back in place, because the door speaker could get damaged, and clip the door panel back in place. Job Done. Hope all goes well, let me know, regards, Dave

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