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gomi_otaku, VW Technician
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Experience:  VW FastTrack '00-'01, VW Academy Chicago and Seattle '00-present, VW Certified
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Passenger side window won't work, nothing, what fuse is the

Customer Question

passenger side window won't work
JA: What are all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. noises, leaks, flashing lights, error codes)?
Customer: nothing
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: what fuse is the side window
JA: Have you checked the vehicle's manual yet?
Customer: do not have one
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 3 months ago.

What year and model of car are you working on? The windows are not fused separately.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
2004 vw bug convertiable
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 3 months ago.

When you operate the switch, do you hear a grinding as if the motor is running but the window is not moving? it's fairly common for the cables to break, and the window will not move. Does it drop the half inch it is supposed to when you unlock the doors or open the door?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no window does not move
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 3 months ago.

ok- but when you press the button (driver or passenger door) can you hear a click, motor running inside the door, or grinding? press the "window down" for a little while, then open the door, and push down on the glass and see if it slides down now. If the cables are broken, then the window should slide up and down with hand pressure as long as the sliders are all the way down.

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