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Rear Window does not go up or down - How much to have this repaired?

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This a is not a cheap repair, volkswagon do not make replacing windows and window regulators easy at all, average price around $300 or more depending on shop rates, and times. If you really want it fix, open your wallet if you can stand it not working, then leave it up.

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I have a 2008 GMC Acadia and the right rear power window will not go up, it will go down, any ideas


Do you know which one of these your vehicle is equiped with ? Do you know where the vehicle RPO code sticker is ?
Power Windows Description and Operation (RPO AXC/AXE)
Power Windows Description and Operation (W/O AXC/AXE)

Power Window System Controls
The power window system will operate anytime the retained accessory power (RAP) system is active or when the ignition switch is in the ACCY or ON position.
The driver and passenger door lock and side window switches are integrated control module switch assemblies. The DDS and PDS switches are normally open, 3 position rocker type switches, with detents for up, down, and express down. The DDS rear passenger window switches are normally open, 2 position rocker type switches, with detents for up and down. The DDS rear window lockout switch is a push button type switch that provides an active signal to the DDS whenever pressed. Whenever the rear window lockout switch is pressed the DDS will activate or deactivate the rear window lockout function depending on the current state and illuminate the switch indicator whenever the function is active.
The PDS contains a single power window switch that is an integral component. Closing of this normally open, rocker switch provides the PDS with a request for the front passenger power window operation. The switch for the front passenger window has 3 positions UP, Down and Express Down. Each of these switch positions is a direct input to the PDS.
The rear passenger door power window switches are normally open, 2 position rocker type switches, with detents for up and down.
Do you know what DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes are ?

DTC B3822 00: Right Rear Window Up Control Circuit
Circuit/System Description
The body control module (BCM) monitors the window UP/DOWN command from the driver door module(DDM). When the rear window UP or DOWN command is received, the BCM sends a signal to the appropriate rear window switch. The rear window switches continuously monitor the up and down signal circuits, if no function is being commanded, the signal voltage is at approximately B+ voltage. If the UP or DOWN function is commanded, the BCM signal voltage drops approximately 0.5 volts and the appropriate rear window switch will then command the window in the UP or DOWN direction.

How to test computer controlled door locks Subaru same concept for your vehicle .

GM factory test procedure
Circuit/System Testing
Ignition OFF, disconnect the harness connector at the appropriate rear window switch.
Ignition ON, test for greater than 9 volts between the signal circuit terminal A and ground while commanding the rear window UP with a scan tool.
? If less than the specified range, test the signal circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.
Test for greater than 9 volts between the signal circuit terminal C and ground while commanding the rear window DOWN with a scan tool.
? If less than the specified range, test the signal circuit for a short to ground or open/high resistance. If the circuit tests normal, replace the BCM.
If all circuits test normal, replace the rear window switch.

Your best bet maybe to take it to a qualified repair shop

Mar 27, 2018 | GMC Cars & Trucks

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Is there a fuse for the window switch


Which window switch ? RT DOOR CB-circuit breaker , do you know what a circuit breaker is ? 25A (System power for right rear window)
LT DOOR CB 25A (System power for left rear window
The power window system will operate anytime the retained accessory power (RAP) system is active or when the ignition switch is in the ACCY or ON position.
The DDM contains 4 power window switches which are integral components. Closing any of the normally open, rocker type switches provides the DDM with a request for power window operation. The switches for the 2 front windows have 3 positions Up, Down and Express Down, while the switches for the rear windows have only 2 positions, Up and Down. Each of these switches and their positions is a direct input into the DDM. Upon receiving a request for power window operation, the DDM, transmits a class 2 message indicating the switch and it's changed position.
The PDM contains a single power window switch that is an integral component. Closing of this normally open, rocker switch provides the PDM with a request for the front passenger power window operation. The switch for the front passenger window has 2 positions Up and Down. Each of these switch positions is a direct input to the PDM.
The 2 rear passenger doors have there own switches. Each of the switches contain a power window up and down relay. A switch activation alone can control the up and down functions of the rear windows. However the BCM, upon receiving a class 2 message from the DDM, can control the set of relays which will activate the rear window motors.


The power window system consists of the following components:
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Driver door module (DDM)


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Passenger door module (PDM)


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Body control module (BCM)


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LR power window switch


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RR power window switch


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Window up and window down relays in each of the rear passenger window switches


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Window lockout switch


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Reversible power window motors in each of the doors (circuit breaker protected)


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LT DOOR CB 25A (System power for left rear window)


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RT DOOR CB 25A (System power for right rear window)


If you not sure about any of this I suggest you take your vehicle to a ASE certified repair shop .

Oct 08, 2015 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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Where is the motor located for my rear quarter panel windows on my 05 Pontiac Montana SV6? And how do I test it?


Rear Quarter Window Actuator - Right (A20)
Behind the right rear interior body panel
Rear Quarter Window Actuator - Left (A20)
Behind the left rear interior body panel
Rear Quarter Window Inoperative

1

Did you review the rear quarter window description and operation?
Go to Step 2
Go to Symptoms - Body Rear End

2

Verify that the rear quarter windows are inoperative.
Do the rear quarter windows operate normally?
Go to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections in Wiring Systems
Go to Step 3

3

Are both rear quarter windows inoperative?
Go to Step 4 yes
Go to Step 6 no

4

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the rear quarter window switch.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Probe the accessory voltage circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector with a test lamp that is connected to a good ground.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 5
no Go to Step 7

5

Connect a test lamp between the accessory voltage circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector and the ground circuit of the rear quarter window switch harness connector.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
Go to Step 8
Go to Step 10

6

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the appropriate rear quarter window actuator.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Connect a test lamp between the power window motor rear vents open control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector and the power window motor rear vents close control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector.
  5. Activate the rear quarter window switch to the Open and Close positions.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 9
no Go to Step 11

6

  1. Turn OFF the ignition.
  2. Disconnect the appropriate rear quarter window actuator.
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Connect a test lamp between the power window motor rear vents open control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector and the power window motor rear vents close control circuit of the rear quarter window actuator harness connector.
  5. Activate the rear quarter window switch to the Open and Close positions.
Does the test lamp illuminate?
yes Go to Step 9
no Go to Step 11

7

Test the accessory voltage circuit for an open or a short to ground. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
Go to Retained Accessory Power (RAP) Inoperative in Computer/Integrating Systems

8

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
yes Go to Step 14
no Go to Step 12

9

Inspect for poor connections at the harness connector of the appropriate rear quarter window actuator. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
yes Go to Step 14
no Go to Step 13

10

Repair the open in the ground circuit of the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
--

11

Repair the open in the appropriate power window motor rear vents control circuit. Refer to Wiring Repairs and Connector Repairs in Wiring Systems.
Did you find and correct the condition?
Go to Step 14
--

12

Replace the rear quarter window switch. Refer to Quarter Window Switch Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
Go to Step 14
--

13

Replace the appropriate rear quarter window actuator. Refer to Body Side Window Actuator Replacement .
Did you complete the replacement?
Go to Step 14
--

14

Operate the system in order to verify the repair.
Did you correct the condition?
System OK
Go to Step 2

Sep 28, 2015 | Pontiac Cars & Trucks

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2002 gmc envoy windows roll down and up by themselves


The power windows on your vehicle are controlled by an electronic control module , as are the power mirrors !
Power Window System Components
The power window system consists of the following components:
• Driver door module (DDM)
• Passenger door module (PDM)
• Body control module (BCM)
• LR power window switch
• RR power window switch
• Window up and window down relays in each of the rear passenger window switches
• Window lockout switch
• Reversible power window motors in each of the doors (circuit breaker protected)
• LT DOOR CB 25A (System power for left rear window)
• RT DOOR CB 25A (System power for right rear window)

Your best bet , take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop.

Jan 30, 2018 | 2002 GMC Envoy

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Leaking rear oil seal. Drivers side window won't work.


rear oil seal if your not into mechanics you should take vehicle to a repair shop not that simple transmission has to be unbolted from engine remove flywheel etc. big job for some ppl. as far as the window goes sounds like a bad switch

Mar 23, 2012 | 1996 Honda Odyssey

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Holden Astra TS 2003 power window problem


The Window Regulator will need to be either replaced or repaired...
You can Buy a Repair Kit, and DIY if you're Mechanically minded...

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My back automatic window went down and now won't come back up. No sound from motor. Checked fuses. Even took back seat apart but don't know what to do or what caused it. How can I get window to go...


it may need to be reset.

SECTION 501-11: Glass, Frames and Mechanisms 2001 Explorer Sport/Sport-Trac Workshop Manual
GENERAL PROCEDURES Rear Window Motor Initialization s1r~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure that no obstructions are present in the power rear window system when carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: This procedure must be carried out when repairs are performed on any part of the power rear window system including when: the power rear window motor is removed from the window regulator drum housing, a new power rear motor is installed, a new power rear window regulator is installed, a new power rear window module is installed, and any operation in which grease or lubricants are applied to the power rear window system.
NOTE: All power rear window components (window glass module, window regulator, window motor, and glass runs) must be installed and torqued to specification before carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: Steps 1-6 must be completed within 30 seconds. The entire procedure must be completed within five minutes.
NOTE: Once the ignition key is turned to the ON position in Step 6, it must remain on until the entire procedure is completed.
NOTE: Steps 7 and 9 require that the power rear window control switch be held in the closed position until the power rear window motor stalls the window in the upper header seal. Step 8 requires that the window control switch be momentarily turned to the open position.
  1. Start with the ignition in the OFF position.
  1. Turn the ignition to the ON position.
  1. Press the power rear window control switch vent button six times.
  1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
  1. Press the power rear window control switch vent button six times.
  1. Turn the ignition to the ON position. The power rear window will move up-down-up-down approximately 20 mm (0.8 in). This movement indicates that the power rear window motor has entered initialized mode.
  1. Rotate and hold the power rear window control switch to the closed position until the window stalls in the upper header seal.
  1. Momentarily rotate the power rear window control switch to the open position and release. The power rear window will carry out a one-touch down operation until the window stalls at the bottom of the travel stop designed into the window regulator.
  1. Rotate and hold the power rear window control switch to the closed position until the window stalls into the upper header seal. Once this operation is complete, the window will move up-down-up-down approximately 20 mm (0.8 in). This movement indicates that the power rear window motor has been successfully initialized.
  1. Verify correct operation of the power rear window by moving the window to the fully open, vent, then fully closed positions.
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  • The power rear window is inoperative (Explorer Sport Trac only)
  • Circuitry.
  • Battery Junction Box (BJB) fuse 3 (30A).
  • Central Junction Box (CJB) fuse 20 (7.5A).
  • Power rear window control switch.
  • Rear window glass motor.
  • Go To Pinpoint Test K .

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Sep 15, 2011 | 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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Where is the rear window relay located on the 2002 Ford Explorer sport trac. Not the rear door windows but the very back window.


  • The power rear window is inoperative (Explorer Sport Trac only)
  • Circuitry.
  • Battery Junction Box (BJB) fuse 3 (30A).
  • Central Junction Box (CJB) fuse 20 (7.5A).
  • Power rear window control switch.
  • Rear window glass motor.

NOTE: The power rear window motor is not on the multiplex link. Any diagnosis and testing carried out on the power rear window will not involve the GEM module. NOTE: The reinitialization procedure must be carried out when repairs are performed on any part of the power rear window system including when the power rear window motor is removed from the window regulator drum housing, a new power rear motor is installed, a new power rear window regulator is installed, a new power rear window module is installed, and any operation in which grease or lubricants are applied to the power rear window system.

Rear Window Motor Initialization s1r~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure that no obstructions are present in the power rear window system when carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: This procedure must be carried out when repairs are performed on any part of the power rear window system including when: the power rear window motor is removed from the window regulator drum housing, a new power rear motor is installed, a new power rear window regulator is installed, a new power rear window module is installed, and any operation in which grease or lubricants are applied to the power rear window system.
NOTE: All power rear window components (window glass module, window regulator, window motor, and glass runs) must be installed and torqued to specification before carrying out this procedure.
NOTE: Steps 1-6 must be completed within 30 seconds. The entire procedure must be completed within five minutes.
NOTE: Once the ignition key is turned to the ON position in Step 6, it must remain on until the entire procedure is completed.
NOTE: Steps 7 and 9 require that the power rear window control switch be held in the closed position until the power rear window motor stalls the window in the upper header seal. Step 8 requires that the window control switch be momentarily turned to the open position.
  1. Start with the ignition in the OFF position.
  1. Turn the ignition to the ON position.
  1. Press the power rear window control switch vent button six times.
  1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position.
  1. Press the power rear window control switch vent button six times.
  1. Turn the ignition to the ON position. The power rear window will move up-down-up-down approximately 20 mm (0.8 in). This movement indicates that the power rear window motor has entered initialized mode.
  1. Rotate and hold the power rear window control switch to the closed position until the window stalls in the upper header seal.
  1. Momentarily rotate the power rear window control switch to the open position and release. The power rear window will carry out a one-touch down operation until the window stalls at the bottom of the travel stop designed into the window regulator.
  1. Rotate and hold the power rear window control switch to the closed position until the window stalls into the upper header seal. Once this operation is complete, the window will move up-down-up-down approximately 20 mm (0.8 in). This movement indicates that the power rear window motor has been successfully initialized.
  1. Verify correct operation of the power rear window by moving the window to the fully open, vent, then fully closed positions
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Nov 16, 2010 | 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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2005 Toyota Highlander - Rear Windows


You should have hit the dealer up for some of the cost as this vehicle was only just out of warranty

Jul 10, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Highlander

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Power window problems


Repair procedure: REAR POWER WINDOW MOTOR INSPECTION 1. Remove the rear door trim panel. (Refer to BD group-Rear door) 2. Disconnect the 2P connector from the motor.f07bc65.gif 3. Connect the motor terminals directly to battery voltage (12V) and check that the motor operates smoothly. Next, reverse the polarity and check that the motor operates smoothly in the reverse direction. If the operation is abnormal, replace the motor.

Jun 16, 2008 | 2000 Hyundai Accent

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