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    Navman911's Avatar

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    Jul 2007

    Frozen Cab Windows

    Maybe I didn't quite think through my decision to buy a cab. Everytime I need to use the car and the windows are frozen, when I close the doors the windows end up resting against the metal supports of the roof!! Slightly concerned I'm going to crack one of the windows at some point!!

    Obviously pouring warm water onto the windows to defrost them (hence allowing them to move up and down that little bit when the doors open and close) is one way of doing it, and when the car's at home I repossess the garage! But what the hell do I do if I've gone out, and I'm coming back to my car at midnight????

    Any solutions much appreciated?!?

    Currently: 2007 A4 Cab 1.8T S-line Phantom black +black leather, heated seats, 18" 5 spoke, lowered 10mm, xenons, Symphony + BOSE, rear accoustic, heated mirrors

    Previously: 1998 Honda Civic 1.4i fusion
    1995 Nissan Micra 1.0 shape

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    Jan 2003
    Sounds like somethings out of alignment. Get your dealer to look at it, not had this problem with mine...

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    Agree with Cupra max. Never had this in my 3 winters of A4 Cab ownership.

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    2003 1.8T Sport Ebony Black A4 Cabriolet

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    Jan 2007
    Chelmsford, Essex
    Never had a problem with mine either. I just had my door repaired by the bodyshop and he was telling me the windows are completely adjustable, so as above I rekon an alignment problem.
    B6 1.8T Sport Cabriolet - Ebony Black & Red Sports Leather-19" Sportec Mono10s-Bootlip spoiler-One touch roof module-Green Cotton filter-Forge 007 - 2007 rear lamps-2007 OEM interior dimming compass mirror-OEM S4 heated, elec folding, dimming aluminium door mirrors-2007 RS4 cabriolet exhaust-2007 RS4 Carbon trim-2007 RS4 starter button-2007 RS4 inner door handles- A4 DTM carbon front splitter
    1994 UK MX5 in rare Laguna Blue
    2003 Yamaha R1 (5PW) Tech Silver - not standard !

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    Jul 2007
    Had something similar happen to me earlier today. Opened the door and didn't notice if the window did it's usual drop of a few mm. Went to shut the door but it bounced back open, resting on top of the roof rather than having dropped in behind and then closed fully!

    Got round this by putting the window down manually, then as the engine was running (trying to warm it up a bit!) I lent in and put the window up using the switch (and took my hand out quickly) - window disappeared behind the roof and then shut completely - success!

    I guess you could use the 'comfort close' funtion, opening the window (assuming it is not frozen stuck) and then turn the key in the lock to close all windows etc?

    Must admit I hadn't even thought of this eventuality, roll on spring!

    Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0TDi Sport (MY 2008)- Phantom Black
    Nappa Leather (Wine), Xenon Plus, RNS-E, BOSE, 18" 9 spoke alloys, Colour DIS, Accoustic hood, iPod integration, rear park assist.

    2005 Saab 93 Vector Sport 1.9TiD
    2002 SEAT Leon 20VT Cupra
    1992 Peugeot 205 1.6 GTI with endless mods!
    1990 Ford Escort MkV 1.6 LX



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