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Driver window stuck in up position.

Did a search w/o solutions found. The window in the driver's door won't budge. The door opens, but of course when it closes the window is on the outside of the seal.

Any guesses on the cause/solution? I'm planning on taking it to the dealer as soon as my m/c is out of the shop so I don't have to rent a car.
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Have you tried resetting the windows by holding the window switch up for 5 seconds?






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Yep. Just did it and no effect. Window is all the way up and doesn't budge when opening or closing the door and the switch has no effect as well. Passenger windows works normally.
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i was going to say 'reboot' (remove battery) like i do with my IT users but it sounds dead


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Daft question But are the windows on seperate fuses ?????
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good question Jon!


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Very good question Jon - never paid much attention to it before, but the fuse chart shows 27,28,21,32, and 39! No clue if this is left/right, but it is labeled as front/rear..



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Very good question Jon - never paid much attention to it before, but the fuse chart shows 27,28,21,32, and 39! No clue if this is left/right, but it is labeled as front/rear..
It was just a thought> I have no idea how they are fused. Suppose it wouldnt hurt to check them though
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Its the door control module, i suspect.


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Same suspicion as Ram stated -- a daft window control module or a cooked window motor.

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That's what I figured. Guess we'll find out next week.
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Took it in for diagnosis yesterday. Mech determined it to be a bad motor. Parts on order, to be fixed on Tuesday.
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...at least you're on the way to getting it sorted. Best of luck.
What's the cost?


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I'm having them change out the roof window seals at the same time. Altogether it'll be a bit more than $700. Once I get the receipt, I'll post the details.
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7 hundred for this? That's really a lot, too bad you couldn't fix it yourself or reboot it.

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Tsk, now they're saying the motor's fine and the problem is the control module. Said that from the computer, you can't tell until you swap out the motor. Seems to me that if that's the case, they should have ordered both parts and then they'd be ready either way. But noooo, the car gets to spend another two days in the shop.

I'll let you know the final tab when I get it. Oh well, the Goldwing needed some miles anyway. It's just better when it's not February when she gets 'em. :-/
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Mycroft...I agree, or at least if they knew the fault could be either then they should have tested the motor (direct voltage, runaround).


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hope you did not have to pay for a new motor when that was not the problem. They missed it as should make it good for you. Their error.
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I was worried about that too at first. But I think they're sending the motor back and I'm not getting charged for that. We'll see about the labor when I get the invoice.
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