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#1 Old May 1st, 2005, 01:55 PM
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Power Windows - Auto roll up - but rolls back down

I've picked up a used Nissan Maxima and after driving 30k miles in one year, I've noticed a problems with my power windows. It has the auto up/auto down for the front two windows. Everytime I roll them down and I use the auto up feature, at the point of the window closing, it automatically rolls back down about 3 inches. And if I use the auto roll up feature again, once it closes, it will roll back down 3 inches.

At first, I thought it was something to do with the keyless entry system where if I hold the unlock button, it rolls down the front windows 3 inches. I thought this error was a result of using that feature, however, i can't seem to get this fixed
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#2 Old May 2nd, 2005, 08:18 AM
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I've picked up a used Nissan Maxima and after driving 30k miles in one year, I've noticed a problems with my power windows. It has the auto up/auto down for the front two windows. Everytime I roll them down and I use the auto up feature, at the point of the window closing, it automatically rolls back down about 3 inches. And if I use the auto roll up feature again, once it closes, it will roll back down 3 inches.

At first, I thought it was something to do with the keyless entry system where if I hold the unlock button, it rolls down the front windows 3 inches. I thought this error was a result of using that feature, however, i can't seem to get this fixed
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Sound like some kind of Child safety feature kicking in. If the windows sense there is something blocking the window from going up, it automatically drops back down incase there is finger stuck in there.
#3 Old May 2nd, 2005, 10:10 AM
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it is a feature that the car has. Check to see if something is in the way. My 2k does that only for the driverside.
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I've had the same problems. Did you find anything that worked? The passenger side started first, by rolling up and then automatically rolling down about 1/3 of the way. I got it fixed under warranty. He said he changed the window motor. Now the driver's side window is doing the same thing. I talked to the Nissan guy and he said it would cost $240.00 to fix it (warranty expired). Now the passenger side is doing the same thing again. Any ideas?
#5 Old Jun 22nd, 2005, 01:57 AM
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I'm guessing it's a problem common on Nissan cars. I had an Altima before that did the same thing. I'm assuming that it's the power window motor setting that detects that there is something in the window track, but there isn't. E.g. - the sensors detect that the window has not closed all the way and believes something is in the way - and will roll back down for safety reasons.

It's kind of frusturating since I can live with it but it doesn't seem right. I would like to have it fixed, but i don't see myself spending $500 a year just to fix the window. That's a guaranteed money for the dealer.



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I've had the same problems. Did you find anything that worked? The passenger side started first, by rolling up and then automatically rolling down about 1/3 of the way. I got it fixed under warranty. He said he changed the window motor. Now the driver's side window is doing the same thing. I talked to the Nissan guy and he said it would cost $240.00 to fix it (warranty expired). Now the passenger side is doing the same thing again. Any ideas?
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Window Limit Switch Reset.

Take off door panel, reattach main switch to window.

locate by window motor a piece or circle shaped tape. looks like a black button.

Turn key on, engine off. roll window fully down w/o one touch.
After that HOLD plastic button by window motor and bring window up to closed position, DO NOT ONE TOUCH UP~!!!
Let go of button and test w. main window switch.

If it works. then its all good, if not, then you need a window motor or regulator.

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Thanks. I'll try that. If this is a problem with so many Nissans, why can't they recall?
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Thanks. I'll try that. If this is a problem with so many Nissans, why can't they recall?
Its not, thats the thing, and it will never be a recall, its for your safety of limbs that may get in the way one day.

Recalls are for safety issues, this is just an adjustment.

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ive seen it in about a dozen cars, you just need to reset the motor, 240 bucks is bullshit, they are charging you for nothing!!!

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