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Auto Window Repair

With advances in technology, a simple touch of a button is all it takes to open and close the windows of your vehicle. When any of the components in the power system fail your windows may stay closed or opened, no matter how many times you press that button. Luckily, you can have a skilled technician diagnose and repair your power window system right away.

Power Window Diagnostic Procedures

Technicians must go through the electrical system to find the cause of your power window failure. They may use a wiring diagram and electronic testing equipment to identify the issue. Common failure points in the power window system include the switch, motor, and wiring. Your technician may need to chase down wiring problems through the power and ground circuits to correctly identify the culprit. Upon sourcing the problem, technicians write up a diagnostic report and suggested repair procedure for your vehicle.

Car Power Window Repairs

In many cases, the power window repair process simply entails total replacement of the faulty components. Technicians unbolt the old components and hook up a direct replacement to restore full functionality of your windows. The power window service does not usually take a lot of time once technicians track down the main problem. Unfortunately, sometimes replacing one part will trigger the failure of another, causing technicians to have to repeat the diagnostic process. Your technician will always strive to fully rectify your power window problems before sending you home in your vehicle.

Power Window Repair Shop

You can prevent full failure of your power windows by going to a shop at the first sign of a problem. If you notice the power windows feel slow and sluggish, have a technician look for the cause. By being proactive, you can schedule the repairs on your own time rather than having to drop in when the window switch fails to respond to your input. Of course, if the window simply fails outright, you can have the problem repaired in no time flat by a skilled technician.

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Power Window Repair FAQs

The length of the repair depends on the make and model of your car, as well as the reason for the malfunction, but it’s usually anywhere between 2 to 4 hours.

The cost of fixing a power window depends on the parts that need replacing. The cost of labor also depends on the necessary repairs and the options your vehicle is equipped with. Because of that, the total cost can vary greatly, and is typically in the range of $100 to $300 or more.

There are several issues that could cause power window failure, including a malfunctioning regulator to a broken motor, window switch or cable pulley. The most common cause is wear and tear, but it can also happen if your vehicle has been in an accident or vandalized.

Yes. If you want to be able to control your windows, then you need to have them fixed, as it is the power window system that allows you to roll your windows up and down.

Yes. Start the car and ensure the windows are fully closed. Roll down the window and hold for five seconds, then immediately roll up the window and hold for five seconds. Release the window button. Your windows setup should now be complete.