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A4 cabriolet rear window

cookiesvw Mar 13, 2013

  1. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    My drivers side rear window has decided its not going to go all the way down. Can anyone help. ?
     
  2. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    Edit: Sorry it's the rear one! I had similar issue sometimes it will just not react. But restart the car then use the "all-windows" switch and readjust it and back to normal.

    What happens when you press the button? Any noises? Depends if the line snapped or the window switch is not getting any voltage. Check for errors with VCDS sometimes it can flag something.

    Look on my build thread. There is a link to a window repair kit.

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  3. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    I can operate the rear window but it stops 3/4 of the way down leaving 1/4 of window sticking out.
     
  4. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    It sounds like it skipped some of the closing/opening cycle and has to be readjusted.
     
  5. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    Do you know how to do this. Will disconnecting the battery for ten mins then putting back on reset the system.
     
  6. Danny-boy

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    I thought you just got the window to the top and keep holding the switch up for 10 seconds.

    Resets the motor or so I'm told.

    Worth a try though anyway.
     
  7. cookiesvw

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    Danny. Just tried that and nope no luck. Lol
     
  8. Cabbyfan

    Cabbyfan Active Member

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    I think it's drop it all the way down and hold for 30 seconds then all the way up and hold for 30 seconds.
     
  9. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    Still no luck :/
     
  10. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    Did you run a scan with VCDS?
    On another note my roof won't open. :)
     
  11. Cabbyfan

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    Roof manual reset procedure maybe ? There are vids on YouTube.
     
  12. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    The locks are not being open in the window frame. Open circuit. :)
     
  13. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    Vcd ?? Not sure if this was aimed at my window. It's been sooo cold I've not tried disconnecting my battery but not sure this is gonna work.
     
  14. bitnics

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    It should pick up a fault code usually if you could get the DTCs out with VCDS.
     
  15. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    What's the dtc ? And vcd sorry to sound thick.
     
  16. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    VCDS is a diagnostic software and interface. DTC = Diagnostic Trouble Code.
    Battery disconnect technique here probably won't help. Make sure you got your radio code before you do that.
     
  17. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    Like vag com?

    O yes need to look for radio code just incase. Blooming cars
     
  18. bitnics

    bitnics Member

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    My rear right windows plays up sometimes and VCDS picked it up. Below I pasted my DTC. Try to scan yours.

    Yes you can say Vag-Com and VCDS are pretty much the same although VCDS is the latest product.

    Code:
    [COLOR=#333333][I]00935 - Electric Window Motor; Rear Right (V27) [/I][/COLOR]
    [COLOR=#333333][I]62-10 - No or Incorrect Adjustment - Intermittent[/I][/COLOR]
    
     
  19. cookiesvw

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    Had it on vcds and both rear windows were out of sync. All reset and working fine.

    So much better they go all the way down lol.
     
  20. cookiesvw

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    And the suns out today so won't look silly with one window sticking up a bit.
     

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