weird issue suddenly just the driver side power window only moves a little bit like something is blocking it? i push the switch back and forth,it moves but just a little both ways

Jon Snow

Asked by Dec 06, 2015 at 10:51 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Impala Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just the driver side window has the issue,this happend out of no where! its
stuck about an inch from the top and only moves a half inch either way like
something is blocking it. i can hear a crunch sound sometimes when press the
switch back and fourth quickly but i cant get it all the wayup or down

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Most likely the regulator cable is frayed and bound up on one of the spools, that is why you hear a crunch and it only moves a little, only to to fix it is too replace the regulator assembly, HTH

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replace window regulator, easy job 10mm nuts, advanced auto parts sells them around a 100 bucks

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