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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
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BA Falcon drivers side window will only come down 6 cm comes

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BA Falcon drivers side window will only come down 6 cm comes to abrupt stop.
JA: What year is your Falcon?
Customer: Boy your quick 2004
JA: Are you fixing your Falcon yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Looking up Google!!
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Many thanks I want to have a go at fixing it myself yes the window just comes down to a sudden stop. I noticed that the outside rubber weather strip looks like it jams the glass I tried with a knife to keep the rubber in place but no luck.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If it's stopping in the same place each time then odds are there is something physically blocking movement. A bad window motor or loss of power or ground to it will stop the window from working but it sounds like you have a mechanical issue preventing movement. There may be something foreign in the door stopping movement, a broken regulator, or whatever you're seeing with the seal could definitely be binding the glass. Can you elaborate on what you're seeing with the seal or upload picture or video?