Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Window won't close

asked by on

My driver's side window won't close.

There are a couple of different things that could cause this issue. The switch could have been damaged preventing a complete circuit from being made or the motor inside the door that controls the window could have gone bad. The best thing to do would be to enlist the help of a certified professional to test your window switch first. If the switch proves to be bad, have it replaced and the window should work. If the switch is good, the motor is likely faulty.

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Window won't close

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: Battery keeps draining can it be a relay? 2007 GMC Sierra 1500

Hello - yes, it could be a stuck relay, or some other electrical component that is not shutting off when it should. To isolate the source of the battery drain, connect an ammeter to the positive (red) battery cable, observe...

Q: Window stuck down

Hi. Have a technician, experienced in electrical repair, inspect window system for proper operation and current draw, as well as binding in the window regulator assembly or window track. In the case of the damaged wiring, you may want to...

Q: Multiple codes after a new pcm

Hi there. In recent years, issues like this have become more common when a PCM or ECU is not purchased or installed by a dealership or authorized repair facility by that manufacturer. It is due to the fact that although...

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 Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.