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My driver side window will not work any longer. can I

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My driver side window...

My driver side window will not work any longer. can I convert it to a manual window

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Buick?

1998 buick regal 4 door

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Regal yourself? What have you tried so far?

Had a repair shop disable the electric regulator because none of the windows work any longer

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue?

Yes. We have had problems for some time and the Chevy dealer says that we probably need a new body control module at a cost of almost $1,000.00

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Just if we can convert the driver window to manual and leave the other windows inoperable

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Yes, you can convert to manual window but the cost would be around 150$ in parts and about 200$ in labor. If you just want working windows, we could bypass the electronics and get power and ground to the motors and switches another way, although the windows would also work when the car is off.

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