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Windows switch not working.

Was troubleshooting window switch found that plastic switch not making contact with switch contactor. windows rolled up/down briefly when pushing contactors down then stopped working all together. changed relay out, no change. cant seem to get a voltage reading form wire harnesses going to switch panel.

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Window glass movement is got dusty and needs basic servicing.Or its weak motor or faulty switch.But as you mentioned it works when you help the window to get up,these says its not switch or fuse,but motor can be weak or there is dust issue causing these.----------
Check out the solved help link with these types of problems.

Car Power window troubleshooting:

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/car-window.html
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These will help.
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For all types of power window problem and power windows not working,i suggest you to go through the help links given below. Click the link to go through its procedure to troubleshoot the problem :------

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/pontiac-grand-am-power-window-not.html
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Power windows not working after car wash?http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/power-windows-not-working-after-car.html
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power locks, power window and power mirror not working?
http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/09/power-locks-power-window-and-power.html
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The main window control panel on the driver's side window does not operate the windows (or for that matter anything). Where would the fuse be that controls only that control panel. All other windows...


I really think that its not the fuse because all your windows would not work at all and reason for this is that all your windows use the same fuse. I think that its the switch has went bad on you and maybe the motor that when you use the switch that the current goes to the motor to raise and lower the windows so check switch first with a multimeter and if that is ok then the problem is with the motor. You can check the wires that are connected to both the switch and motor but this is a time project to get into the switch and motor by the side panel.

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Power window works intermittantly. Comes down partially at times and has to be manually shaken before it will electrically operate again.


This sounds like one of the symptoms to carboned contacts in the switch. My 2006 AT ~ 35K miles the window would not roll up ( slowly got to this point by having to hold the switch longer and longer ). I just ordered a new switch, and took apart the old one. The contacts had a back carbon build up on them, that cleaned off fairly easy with emery cloth. You can pull the switch out, and the plastic tabs on the side hold it together. Pop the plastic tabs, and you get access to the switches. Remove the switch cover ( the part you press ) and lift the rockers 1 at a time, checking for a blackened contact pad.

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If your window rolled down than means your window regulator is getting power. It's most likely your switches are bad.

When you use the down switch it supplies power to your window regulator. When you use the up switch it supplies power also but the polarities are switch which causes the window to roll in the opposite direction.

Sounds like your up switch is not making a complete connection to make your window roll back up.

For parts, check this LINK.

Good luck.

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replace the switch. They have parts made of plastic pressing on the contacts softing these babies up making them useless in a few years

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plastic gear inside motor may be worn and need replaced

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Maybe, but in my honest opinion your power window switch has an open on the up side.What this means is when you hit the switch in the up position,it's like your not pushing it.I would check all your wires that you can locate in the door for cuts or burns in the insulation.If none are found,I would replace the window switch first. Also it is cheaper to try that first than to buy the motor and still have the problem.And in this case it sounds like the switch.My name is Tommy and i hope i have been helpful.Have a good day.

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