[Biturbos4] Window rolls down by itself? - or just my fractured imagination?

Grant gfl1 at optonline.net
Wed Dec 7 07:20:54 EST 2005

Oh, just send us the easy ones please.

Could be anything from an electrical gremlin on, but I do suspect that 
it is either electrical or electro-mechanical.
My first thought would be to see how the "jolt by the dolt" could have 
somehow triggered the one-touch down function in the switch.

But intermittent electrical problems are the worst.


On Dec 6, 2005, at 9:50 PM, Single Malt wrote:

> The last couple mornings I've gotten into my car in
> the garage only to find the window on the passenger
> side down.  I didn't recall rolling it down - but it
> was too small a detail to worry about.
> This evening, after enjoying snow covered back
> mountain roads, I pulled up to my garage door and
> waited for it to open.  The bitter sub-zero temps
> blasting across my right leg and hand brought my
> attention to the passenger window - completely down.
> I'm certain I didn't hit the switch.
> One main difference in the last few days has been a
> thick snow cover on our driveway has allowed for a
> nice tail-out turn through the hairpin switchback on
> our driveway (ESP defeated).  There is a bit of a jolt
> as the car settles into the *shallow* drainage trench
> on my side of the driveway approaching the garage.  I
> wouldn't call that jolt anything alarming - but it may
> be relevant as I have a dim recollection of a severe
> washboard road causing the window to drop once upon a
> time.
> Could a jolt trigger the window to go down?  If so, is
> this a mechanical failure or just a behavior of the mechamism?
> --
> Single Malt
> '01.5 S4
> Garaged at 9200ft
> just outside Denver, CO
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