98 Lumina driver's window stuck down. How do I bypass the switch to raise it? on 1995 Chevrolet Lumina

I'm pretty sure it's the switch that's the problem, but I need to get the window up for now. I have the switch unplugged from its harness.

by in San Antonio, TX on August 09, 2013
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1 answer 4 comments
ANSWER by , August 09, 2013
Stuck armature in window motor is the most likely suspect! Door trim panel will need to be removed, tap motor with a small hammer while pushing switch to the up position. Or have motor replaced.
COMMENT by , August 09, 2013
Will try it. Many thanks for the note!
COMMENT by , August 09, 2013
UR welcom, sometimes, SOMETIMES, slamming the door will jar the motor enough to make it work, just not too hard. Can hit the inside door panel with a rubber mallet lower part about the middle,pushing up on switch, might make window go up, then remove switch so it dont roll down again, until fixed.
COMMENT by , August 09, 2013
Got it! Again, many thanks!
COMMENT by , August 11, 2013
Just replace the motor and get it over with.