Q: Driver's side window rolls down, but won't come back up.

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The window on the driver's side goes all the way down, but will not come back up.

There are a few possibilities as to why your window will not come back up. First could be a bad window switch. Next, would be a failure of the window regulator or motor. This issue is not uncommon. I would enlist the help of a mechanic to test these window components to see which one has failed so your window will be functional again.

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