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Power Window Behavior

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ModelSFL, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. ModelSFL

    ModelSFL Member

    Jun 28, 2015
    Central, FL
    I noticed that when I put any of my windows up, it seems to stop and come back down. Eventually it was stay up. I took a video of this

    It seems to have been going on for a while now and I wonder if anyone else experiences this?
  2. JPP

    JPP Active Member

    Feb 4, 2013
    SF Bay Area, CA
    You need to recalibrate the safety auto-reverse. If I recall correctly, this is the trick:

    Run the window down by holding the button in the down/open position and continue to hold for like 5-10 seconds. Then release, and hold it in the close/up position until the window fully closes, then hold it for like 5-10 seconds. Let go. Test and see if it works.

    BTW I notice that you have tinted the windows. That can affect the friction/force the window motors need to operate.
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  3. Drewflux

    Drewflux Member

    Aug 25, 2015
    A small squirt of silicon spary into the window guide channels in the door also helps

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