Q: Q: Window not rolling up

asked by on

The driver's window will not roll up.

This is a common issue. There are three main components to a power window, the switch, the motor and the regulator. The switch send the signal to the motor. When the motor receives the signal it turns and activates the regulator to move the window up or down. All these components can fail and keep the window from operating properly. The motor and regulator sometimes need to be replaced as a unit. Consider giving YourMechanic a call to help you with this issue. They will be able to diagnose your window issue and suggest a repair.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Window not rolling up

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: Transmission and Electrical Issues

Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle has multiple concerns. The transmission "whirrrrrrrr" sound could be a ring and pinion noise caused by incorrect gear contact if, the noise is heard in all forward gears. Changing the...

Q: There was a squeaking noise on the passenger side but it went away and I don't know what it was.

Hi there: In some cases, the squeaking sound that is coming behind the glove box is attributed to the air conditioning or heater blower motor. If you had either of these two components activated when the noise came on, this...

Q: Need help getting a keyless entry for my car

An aftermarket keyless entry system may or may not be required. If the vehicle is equipped with original equipment electronic door locks, the key fob typically should be able to be programmed to work with your keyless entry. The car...

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...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
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.