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Window help

chris199 Mar 30, 2014

  1. chris199

    chris199 Member

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    Hi guys bit of a problem my drivers side window has gone down but I can't get it back up ? Any ides on how to manually get it back up without breaking anything I've orderd a new switch as it's the one I have at the moment that I think is faulty, just I can't use the car if the window is stuck down :( any help much appreciated
     
  2. Arnie013

    Arnie013 Member

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    This could be broken wiring in the door loom mate. Common problem.
     
  3. chris199

    chris199 Member

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    Jeez I hope I'm hoping it is just the switch nice easy fix, fuses ok and relays are ok so next port of call is the switch I think fingers crossed, just need to get the window up then al be ok
     
  4. rizzini7

    rizzini7 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    You got window roll up on the key remote mate?
     
  5. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    do the other wivdoes work ?
    does the locking and mirrors work ?
    if yes its not the loom
    as above press and hold lock for a few seconds it should roll the window up
    if it doesnt its the motor
     
  6. GeoffDunk

    GeoffDunk Well-Known Member Team Panther Audi RS4 quattro Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Chris, when you say its gone down, did it go down silently and using the electric motor or did it get stuck a little and grind etc. When trying to get it back up does it make any noises etc?

    I only ask because there is a common problem on both Audi's and VW's regarding the window regulator mechanism. its a common fail and pretty reasonable to fix. I am sure there is a how too on here but it does mean stripping the door and fitting a new mechanism.

    I just wanted to get clarification, it may be an electrical fault as you 1st thought.
     

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