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Q: Car windows going down, but not up

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The windows in my car go down, but will not go up.

A: Hi there. The power windows in your car are...

Hi there. The power windows in your car are computer controlled. They have safety features such as anti-trapping windows. It’s highly irregular that both or all four windows stopped going up at the same time. But when presented with weird problems, it’s usually computer malfunction related. There is an initialization procedure. Key on, doors closed, hold the window down switch for 15 seconds. See it they go up after that. Try disconnecting the car’s battery for half an hour. If neither works, a full diagnostics will be needed. If you need further assistance, I recommend you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the window issues and repair any damaged components in your vehicle.

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