The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and was told that the power window master switch failed because water had entered the switch area. The issues we see day in and day out with the Honda Accord power window regulators include the disintegration of the main anchor attached to the glass carrier, the upper pulley housing disconnecting from the track this causes the lockout of the upper pulley wheel , the lower fairlead breakaway due to excessive force on the down swing, the spool housing anchor breaking away from the power window motor housing and the spool housing cover popping off which releases the cable tensioning on the spool wheel. The window regulator anchors the mirrors, and propels them up or down when the power window switches are pressed; it relies on a motor to turn its gears. This will be a little tricky because the two brushes on either side of the axle are spring loaded and pop out without the axle there. Having the proper tools for this repair is a must! Then start working like normal the rest. Push the tab at the back of the plastic connector using a flat screwdriver and pull the connector apart.
You have to be careful to overcome the magnetic force without jarring the axle or pulling the axle out of position. Honda issued a recall on the ignition switch, but the consumer has taken the vehicle in to the dealer 3 times and the problem has not been resolved. Recheck the fuses and switches. It makes kind of a grinding noise when it rolls up, also, the window can wiggle to the left or the right. Lift it straight up and off, overcoming the magnetic pull that wants to hold it in place. I have had this happen on all 4 doors of my 2000 Honda Accord and 2 doors on my 2004 Honda pilot.
Last resort of course is new parts. The master switch located in the driver's side controls the power window functionality. One sure way to diagnose this problem is when the window is raised up using the power window switch, if it starts vibrating just before it get to the top of the door, you have your answer. They usually have symptoms of the window not wanting to move in one direction as they begin to fail. The passenger window has always gone up slower then the driver side but I thought this to be a normal thing among 6th gen civics. The service engine light has come on twice, for no apparent reason.
To do this, pry from the top with a flat screwdriver and pull it up and off. The other one just click and do nothing, it not work from the driver door or the actual door. A regulator problem can quickly cause problems with motors and switches if not repaired in timely manner. Pry it up using a flat screwdriver at the back, and then push the entire console towards the back. By - March 23, 2015 This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. Read the following guidelines, and if you think it still is relevant, message the mods to free it from the spam filter.
The power window motor connections have changed radically over the years, so although the regulator track may match a vehicle, the motor connection would render it useless. Its almost like something is pressing up against the window making it so the window can roll up all the way, or the window is not being directed properly causing pressure, hence why the window eventually cannot go up all the way. You could also try calling one of those shops that sell power window kits for classic muscle cars and see if they'll sell you controllers with pinouts and retrofit them in there? What Happens with Scissor-Action Regulators The greatest weak point in the scissor-action design is the pivot point in the center of the scissor. Otherwise, check with local government for safe disposal places for the old motor at recycling centers or waste-management facilities. You obviously can't leave the window down and risk getting rained on or robbed.
If you notice that a windows move slowly and the weather strip is dried up, spraying it with silicone lubricant might salvage its ability to assist with the window's movement. But if the power and wires are running or intact, the regulator motor should be replaced. Driver's window would go down but not up. So I took the panel off, and took the window channel out and sprayed it down with a silicon lubricant. It will still beat any other quote you can find! The contact stated that the rear passenger side window would open and fall into the door panel. If so, be aware that those same pages contain lots of tests. This caused the passenger window to trap my fingers with great force! And the srs light was on 2 different times.
Honda needs to do a recall and fix this issue. This switch is prone to malfunction if the power wires connected to it are damaged, and no longer transmitting power. We believe so strongly in our proprietary method of repair that we have an additional fee for all non-rebuildable cores. Omg I feel so stupid, it was the child lock switch. Four months later, the front passenger window would not open when the consumer tried pressing the switch from both the master control panel and the passenger arm rest. Motoring experts suggest replacing the power window regulator, as tightening its minor components may not completely resolve the issue.
I could see it if there was more than slight use of the window! Once you know the problem, determine what it is you want to do. Now place a wood piece inside the frame, bracing it up against the bottom of the window and the door frame structure below it. Do you know anything about this? The Honda Accord Coupe and sedan both had a single-track cable window regulator in each door. Bruce, Thanks for your suggestions. The vehicle has been to the dealer at least three times and they replaced the motors, but the windows still do not go up and down. Neither window will roll down, had the relay switch replaced but 6 months later back to the same problem.
I probly would have bought a new part or something if yall hadnt reminded me of the toggle switch. When this happens the crescent gear on the end of the regulator will be pushed away from the teeth on the motor and it will start to skip. Power door locks are not only convenient, but also safe. I would try spraying the track with Son of a Gun or something similar. This car is a pain in the behind and it is just a hassle for everything that keeps happening with it.
Content Guidelines Please be polite. They don't get used nearly as often and thus could serve as a comparison. I am so unhappy with this Honda purchase as I thought that they were known for their longevity, especially since I have been the only owner and got the car brand new. . Remove the plastic covers and take out all five screws.