Rear Window Dead

Ingo Rautenberg irautenberg at
Tue Mar 26 22:11:17 EST 2002


I'd check the wiring in your driver's front door first for breaks in wiring
at door jam (good possibility) and if that checks out, pull each switch to
check each rear switch for continuity.

Wait a minute...this may seam really silly, but did you by chance hit the
rear window lockout?  That would prevent both rear switches from


'91 200q20v...Slightly modified
'83 Urquattro
('90 v8q RIP)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at>
To: <200q20v at>
Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 9:51 PM
Subject: Rear Window Dead

> Anybody have any suggestions on why a rear window would stop working?
> Window made a bunch of noise a couple of days ago, and now won't go up or
> down.
> You're probably thinking "regulator" right now, but before we jump to that
> conclusion a couple of more details.  The rear window switches are no
> lit, and neither passenger or driver side rear window works from either
> control at the affected door or the control on the drivers door.  Both
> windows work fine.
> I thought maybe there was a fusable link, circuit breaker, or fuse
> for the rear windows, but I have been unable to find anything to confirm
> that something like this exists.
> Again, this all started happening after the drivers side rear window made
> bunch of noise and stopped working.  So regulator may be screwed up again,
> but there appears to be something else going on here at the same time.
> Any suggestions?
> Derek P
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