Go Back   Cadillac Forum - Enthusiast forums for Cadillac Owners > Cadillac Models > Cadillac Deville
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-02-2007, 06:02 PM
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 4
Default Window rolls down just not up

Today my drivers side frontwindow quit rolling up in my 99 deville. What is the process for getting the interior panel off without destroying it and which is it most likely to be the switch or the lift motor.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-03-2007, 05:17 PM
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1
Default RE: Window rolls down just not up

It'll probably go ahead and roll up if you keep messing with the switch. Our 88 Deville does the same thing. We just keep trying the switch and iteventually works. (2 windows and can't replace right now.) Just as a side note, a 96 Olds 98 that we were considering buying recently did the same exact thing. A GM problem maybe?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-03-2007, 08:03 PM
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 4
Default RE: Window rolls down just not up

Later that night the window fell the rest of the way and will not come up. How do you secure the regulator in order to change the motor?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-03-2007, 08:08 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location:
Posts: 41
Default RE: Window rolls down just not up

i have the same problem with my 2000 deville...on mine the whole regulator had to be changed....they said the part that attaches to the cable to bring the window up is made up of plastic..well over time the plactic broke hense window falls down and wont go up
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-03-2007, 08:09 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location:
Posts: 41
Default RE: Window rolls down just not up

what i did to hod the window up was cut a piece of wood (measure length needed) and wedged it in
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-03-2007, 09:11 PM
stomper's Avatar
Tech Certified Members
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,704
Default RE: Window rolls down just not up

Quote:
ORIGINAL: gayeg

It'll probably go ahead and roll up if you keep messing with the switch. Our 88 Deville does the same thing. We just keep trying the switch and iteventually works. (2 windows and can't replace right now.) Just as a side note, a 96 Olds 98 that we were considering buying recently did the same exact thing. A GM problem maybe?
nawww ...

it happens to all cars after a few years, depends on how often it is used, heat to the doors, moisture,
door slamming, debri, etc., etc...

i got cars that do it every 3 to 5 years, i got one that is 19 yrs old and still going.



__________________
"If you're going through hell, keep going"
~ Winston Churchill


Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2007, 09:11 PM
 
 
 
Reply



Tags
2000, 98, 99, cadillac, car, deville, escalade, fell, problem, roll, rolls, up, window, windows, wont


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:56 PM.

Internet Brands, Inc.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.