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2002 Jahuar xk8 -convertible- Driver's window does not retract back to close position after door closes

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  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    window will not go back to full up when door closes

  • ingas123 Aug 12, 2008

    what do u do to correct this, i know why my car did this , i let the battery run down and had to recharge. please help

  • tmiller530 Sep 05, 2008

    1997 XK8 - both windows inch down every time you open the doors and will not close on their own. The problem started after I disconnected the battery for cleaning. Is this a simple fix?

  • gordxk8 Oct 04, 2008

    2000 XK8 - both windows inch down every time you open the doors and will not close on their own. The problem started after I disconnected the battery

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If you disconnect the battery you must reprogram both windows by holding the button down until you hear it chime takes about 5 or so seconds. Repeat for the other window and this should solve the problem. This information should be in your owners manual, it is in mine

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Your problem is that the window has lost it's memory. Solve it by lowering the window fully, keeping the switch pressed until you hear a faint click, or about 5 seconds. Now raise the window, again keeping the switch pressed until the click, or a bout 5 seconds.

I've got 2001 convertible


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