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Aug 18, 7:46pm - #253231 
need help quick...

okay, so my mom's oldsmobile silhouette is always having electrical problems. right now the passenger side window wont roll up, only down. we have checked the fuses, and that is not the problem. my dad has to take the van to gatlinburg in the morning, please help... i need to make myself look good so they let me drive more. thx.

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Aug 18, 7:47pm - #253232 
Take a hammer to it. Worked for me. thumbsup

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Aug 18, 7:48pm - #253233 
wtf? wtf i dont want to break it because its under warranty


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Aug 18, 7:49pm - #253234 
i think he was being sarcastic. . .


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Aug 18, 7:50pm - #253235 
that would explain it


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Aug 18, 8:35pm - #253236 
Sounds like the switch is broken. It wouldn't be a fuse, because then it wouldn't work at all.

It's either a broken switch, or the motor for the window is busted.


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Aug 18, 8:57pm - #253237 
thanks. but can you tell me how to fix that without generally voiding a warranty?


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Aug 18, 9:05pm - #253238 
Originally Posted by scuderia575m
thanks. but can you tell me how to fix that without generally voiding a warranty?
Is this not covered under warranty? If it is, then don't touch anything, just get it fixed.


If you want to, (I wouldn't advise it though) you could remove the switch and inspect it. When you push the switch in the direction that the window doesn't go (can't remember if it's up or down?) look and see if interior of the switch makes contact with something that should look like a flexible piece of tin. That's how it should work (but I don't know what type of switch it is), when you press down on one side of a switch, it should make contact with that piece of tin, or thin metal that is under the switch.


Switches don't break too often, so I'm guessing that the switch is ok, and that perhaps it short circuited somehow (made contact with a ground before it hit the load). Could be anything, and electrical troubleshooting is a real bitch.


Once again, get it done by the pros if it's covered under warranty, and even if it isn't, get it done by them anyways. tongue


But if you want to, you could just order a new switch (or go to a junk yard) and install it yourself. Not too hard.


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Aug 18, 9:07pm - #253239 
it should be covered under warantee...

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Aug 18, 9:16pm - #253240 
thanks guys. btw, i dont suggest one of these if ur ever in the market for a minivan. so far... the automatic doors stopped working so we had to climb ever the drivers seat to get out, the rear window wiper has erectile dysfucntion and wehn you turn it on it goes the wrong way and starts to 'clean' the liscense plate, the headphones for the tv only work if your lucky or if you talk low to it. damn domestics...


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Aug 19, 7:57am - #253241 
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