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What Can Go Wrong With Power Windows

Last updated 7 years ago

When the first power windows were offered in cars, people instantly loved the idea. Power windows added a good deal of ease and functionality to vehicles. Glass windows in your automobile can be adjusted with the push of a button, at least most of the time. Like any automotive part, power windows can occasionally fail and leave you in need of auto glass repair. Check out these common issues and solutions for your power window problems

  • Stuck Windows

If your window seems to be stuck or isn’t going up and down straight, then look for any foreign objects in the window frame. Jamming can be caused by even the smallest items blocking the path of your auto glass. It is most common in the winter, when ice forms on the window frame and causes it to become stuck. Usually you can remove the blockage and the window will begin working again. 

  • Blown Fuses

A blow fuse is another common power window issue that can be easily fixed. If the fuse is blown, then none of your windows will work and you shouldn’t hear any noise coming from the window motor. Have an auto technician check your fuses and replace them if needed. 

  • Motor Failure

The most annoying and serious power window issue is a blown-out motor. Like any car part, window motors will occasionally stop working. You will need to have the whole window motor replaced, which involves work that should only be done by an auto glass and power window expert. 

Make sure to have your power windows fixed by professional technicians in order to avoid breaking them. If you need auto glass repair, car window replacement, or windshield chip repair, then call Glass on the Move at (510) 338-4791. Contact us as soon as you spot auto glass chips and cracks to prevent further damage to your windows. 



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