BB512 window fail

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  1. jww427

    jww427 Karting
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    Oct 31, 2016
    White Post Virginia
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    john w. warner IV
    Hello all!

    My passenger window won't go all the way up. It stops at 3/4.
    Any advice would be helpful.

    1981 BB
  2. turbo-joe

    turbo-joe F1 Veteran

    Apr 6, 2008
    southwest germany
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    romano schwabel
    may be the wire transporting the window down and up got loose at the glass and during moving down it was moving also to the glass so it can not go more up again?
  3. Drew Altemara

    Drew Altemara Formula 3

    Feb 11, 2002
    Tuscaloosa, AL
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    Drew Altemara
    It might also be the window guides have "gummed up", are causing too much resistance as they roll up, and need to be replaced. See if you can help it to close. If so you might look at replacing the window guides fur strips. When you try to lube them the just get tackier. Its a messy job but not that hard. Good luck. Drew
  4. Ludwig

    Ludwig Formula Junior
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    Mar 27, 2006
    Redmond WA
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    Ludwig Allegra
    Yes, the window lifts are about as well designed and effective as the AC

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