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
1 answer 4 comments
ANSWER by on 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 on August 09, 2013
Will try it. Many thanks for the note!
COMMENT by on 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 on August 09, 2013
Got it! Again, many thanks!
COMMENT by on August 11, 2013
Just replace the motor and get it over with.

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