Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Window off track

asked by on

The passenger's side window comes off the rail sometimes when it is rolled down.

A: If the window is consistently coming off of...

If the window is consistently coming off of the track then most of the time this is the result of a worn out window regulator. If the regulator is not moving evenly on both sides or if the window holding wedge it not getting tight then the regulator needs to be replaced. A mechanic would remove the door panel and watch the movement of the regulator to verify that it is binding and see what needs to be replaced.

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

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What is the part cost and labor charge to install an alternator on a 2008 Lexus es350 Thank you

Hi there. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with an alternator replacement. Quotes cannot be provided through the ask a mechanic portal and your request have been forwarded to customer service. Please have your vehicle make,...

Q: Alt and Bat duplicate request

It is not normal for the battery and alternator to go bad in such a short time unless there is a problem in the wiring connections or harness connections. You will need to have the system checked to isolate the...

Q: Knocking sound

Hello. It sounds like there is something broken in the engine internally. A push rod could be bent, a lifter could be stuck, or the engine bearing could be messed up. Have your vehicle's noise inspected by a certified technician,...

Related articles

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
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...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...