Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car window not coming up

asked by on

The driver's side window is not coming up.

A: This is a common problem. The most likely c...

This is a common problem. The most likely causes are the window motor, or the window switch. These are used very often and, over time, can break down and fail. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to come to you and diagnose what is causing your window to not go up.

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

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How would a failing TPS sensor affect how my car runs...?

Hey there. Since the throttle position sensor is responsible for relaying information to the ECM and has a hand in trimming fuel / air mixtures, ignition timing, and other critical functions that control the engine's operation, a failing TPS sensor...

Q: I did a burnout out and only my right wheel was spinning my left wasn't

The rearend in your vehicle is equipped with what is called an "open" differential. In other words, it will only spin one wheel at a time. In order for both wheels to spin at the same time, your vehicle would...

Q: Power windows stopped working.

Windows that don't go either up, down or both can be caused by several things. Problems with the switch, circuitry, window motor or regulator are common causes. A trained technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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.