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Old 10-10-2015, 02:02 PM   #1
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Driver's window will not go up

Today on my '01 when I closed the door, the driver's side window dropped to the position for opening the top. It would not go back up, but went all the way down.
*Passenger side window functions normally in all modes.
*I can hear a click within the door when I try to raise it and lower it, but no movement.

I have:
Opened and closed the top.
Disconnected the battery for a few minutes.
Checked the door wire harness connection at the A-pillar.

Next:
I'm about to look through the manuals for troubleshooting, but don't expect this is directly covered. I'm probably going to trace the wires/path that cause the window to drop when the top is unlatched and see how it could effect only one side.

Any suggestions or past experience appreciated.
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Old 10-10-2015, 02:50 PM   #2
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I have it working now. I'll see if the problem comes back (hopefully not in the rain). I removed the door panel and everything looked okay. Next I tapped on the window motor with a rubber mallet, while trying the switch. It worked. First it moved about 4", then after closing the door and lowering it fully, everything worked as it should. I guess that it is an internal contact or relay within the motor unit.
The manual was of little use, other than removal and installation info.
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Old 10-11-2015, 03:00 PM   #3
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That's great you got it fixed and that was fast after your first post.
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Old 10-11-2015, 10:53 PM   #4
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It must have been internal unit or motor problem which keeps on causing the problem for your door.



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Old 10-12-2015, 05:52 AM   #5
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I ran into a similar issue before. Play with the microswitch up top when raising and lowering the windows.

Never mind, I missed the "I hear a click" part

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