One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Volkswagen GTI Power windows fail more often than manually operated window cranks
Volkswagen GTI Problem
Average Mileage: 54,500 mi (29,000 mi - 80,000 mi)
Driver's side window stopped working and was fixed by replacing the window regulator. It did NOT require replacing the power window motor.
Visitor, 2010 Volkswagen GTI, 29,000 mi
Window switches stop working every once in a while but come back.
I suspect moisture because switches often fail in humid conditions.
Visitor, 2001 Volkswagen GTI, 80,000 mi
Auto window clanks hard when rolled all the way up or down. Was told its the regulator