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Q: Car window stuck

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My car window won't go up or down.

A: The most common failure is the window motor...

The most common failure is the window motor and regulator. I recommend having it checked to see what failed and a window motor and regulator replaced as an assembly is the most common repair. I recommend you have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic inspect the window and come up with the correct repairs.

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