Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Left rear passenger door Window and Lock do not work at all.

asked by on

The rear left door on my vw cc 2010 is having issues. The sound on the speaker on the door works fine but the window does not at all not even a bit nor does the door lock. All other doors windows work and lock but the left rear does not. I took off the panel to see what it was but I'm stumped. The only slight issue I think it is might be wrong probably the OEM motor which is a motor and a circuit put together. Any suggestion FYI: I disconnected the battery and the window started working but the lock did not, BUT it stopped working after a few minutes .

My car has 81000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The window motors are a common failure. Sometimes the cable in the regulator can come off track and wrap around the gear on the motor and do some damage. As far as the door lock you may have an actuator failing. Many of the door locks on VWs and Audis were air powered, but your concerns sounds like it’s electrical. Consider hiring an experienced technician like one from YourMechanic who can come out and take a closer look and your electrical concerns and offer a more personal diagnosis.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Left rear passenger door Window and Lock do not work at all.

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: Windshield wipers not working

Hello. The first thing to check with any electrical device is to check the fuse. If the fuse is blown, replace it and try the wipers again. If the wipers work, then you are set to go. If it blows...

Q: Coolant leak on car

Hello. A coolant system pressure test is necessary in order to determine where the leak is coming from. If your car continues to leak coolant it could overheat. Overheating could damage the thermostat, water pump, radiator and head gasket. A...

Q: Engine cooling fan works fully when it's cold

Hello. The cooling fan is activated when the temperature of the car reaches slightly above normal operating temperature. If the engine stays cool long enough, the cooling fans will not come on. If the engine gets warm but doesn’t overheat...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
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.