Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car window came off track

asked by on

The rear passenger's side window appears to have come off its track. The motor works; however, the window will not move up or down.

A: Hello. Typically if you can hear the motor ...

Hello. Typically if you can hear the motor running and the window is not moving, then the regulator has failed. I typically start by removing the door panel to check the regulator. If it is fine, then the window may have become loose from the track. If you are looking to have this repaired, consider using YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to inspect the window and have it repaired.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Something draining the battery

If it ran for 30 minutes after a jump, the alternator is probably ok. I would start by checking the battery first. Alternators are not designed to charge a dead battery. A good battery, that is completely dead, takes more...

Q: Trunk pops open

Hello. The right solution to this problem would depend on whether you have a motorized trunk latch, or a touch pad system. If you have a motorized trunk latch, the problem could be that the latch is not catching; so...

Q: Vibration on the right rear of my vehicle

The good news is you know which wheel the sound is coming from. Locating which wheel is making a noise is often a challenging task. Unfortunately, it sounds as though you need a wheel bearing. When the noise is this...

Related articles

P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.