Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My front driver's side window is broken

asked by on

My window rolled down and I heard some metal plates fall. I opened up the panel and found a plastic bracket and a spring loose inside my door. Im not sure where I should go to get this fixed. The motor and cable still seem to be intact but the window just wont move now. I got the window up and the cable still seems to have tension and is connected to the motor. Can I have your mechanic come inspect this or should I take it somewhere to get looked at first?

My car has 145000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello. The window and window regulator would need to be inspected for a broken window regulator or the bottom window bracket came loose from the window and the window needs replaced. Once the door panel is removed the parts can be inspected for the regulator being broken at one end of the regulator. You may want to schedule a windows inspection to verify the problem. However, you most likely have a broken window regulator and this way the mechanic comes prepared to replace the regulator and does not have to make two trips to fix it.

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!

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: Am using Honda Accord and my TCS is always on when s on the movement of the car is very slow why

Hi there: It's common for the traction control module to develop electrical problems after it's been in use for more than 5 years. This is most likely the source of your Honda Accord's driving issues. In most cases, it's an...

Q: Loosing power

There a few things that could be happening here. Number one, you could have a draw that is draining the battery. If this is the case, you will need to do a draw test that is done with an amp...

Q: Speedometer and odometer not working

Hi, have you had a chance to get the engine code checked out? Other Integra owners have reported similar issues and usually the VSS or Vehicle Speed Sensor as the culprit. Both the speedometer and the odometer use this sensor...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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.