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I have a 1996 Volvo 850 turbo. The drivers side window only goes down three quarters of the way before it binds. Pushing down on the window helps it down the rest of the way. The interesting thing is that if I open the door, window goes down all the way just fine.
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Volvo Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago
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I am sorry for the delay in getting a response to you. Sometimes we get alot of customers and just can not keep up. Sometimes you just have to wait for the correct tech to login.
Do you even still need help. Sometimes customers seek help elsewhere or figure it out on their own before we get to each and everyone.
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Volvo Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 2 years ago
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I recommend the door trim be removed to check for a damaged or warped track causing the glass to bind. Do this with the door closed and opened to see if there is a difference.
You want a excellent 5 star answer & I would like to be rated the same for providing it. Consider I don't know your skill level & I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle. It may take a few back and forth replies. Try your best to respond with good detail so I can do the same. I normally log in at 3pm and work late. A rating is required. Your rating me, what I type. I am not an employee of this website, nor have control over the fees or the time it took to get a response. If you rate negative or not at all you still paid, but I get nothing. I want you pleased with me and my efforts, so let me know if your experience here has come up short.
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