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When you turn key to start car the driver side window goes down after a few minutes it will go back up with switch

My car has 90000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This is a known problem on the Buick Century. This is oftentimes corrected by replacing the power window switch. When these switches are faulty, they start to work intermittently as you describe.

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