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Boxer54, Toyota Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master tech with L1 certification, Toyota Master Diagnostic Technician
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Rear window shade will not retract. 2007 Avalon, Nothing

Customer Question

Rear window shade will not retract.
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2007 Avalon
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yet.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No...
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Boxer54 replied 2 months ago.

Thank you for trusting us with your questions. Does the sunshade make any noise or attempt to move?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
When the button is pushed low volume noise. It doesn't move
Expert:  Boxer54 replied 2 months ago.

Ok, there is something to try here. If it doesn't work, the shade will need to be replaced. Get another person to help you, and look for the arms on the side of the shade that unfold when the shade goes up. The arms hinge in the center and fold inward. Put a little pressure inward at the hinge and have someone press the button to lower the shade. Sometimes, the shade arms will over extend and get stuck. If that doesn't work, the shade will need replacement.

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