Power Window Switch May Fail on Honda Civic

On Certain models a faulty power window switch can cause the power windows to work or not work intermittently.

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Average mileage: 114,991 (5,000–340,000)
16 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
225 people reported this problem
132 people shared problem details
2006 Honda Civic80,000
Driver's side window will not go up or down. Not a motor or regulator problem, no noise. It failed before but would work after 3 or 4 pushes of the switch, now doesn not work at all.
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2004 Honda Civic121,000
My rear passenger window has stopped mid way. Will not go up or down.
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2005 Honda Civic130,000
drivers window goes down but not up.
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2001 Honda Civic104,000
Rear power windows stopped working (fortunately in the closed position) bothw within two weeks of each other. I haven't had it repaired
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2004 Honda Civic112,500
rear driver's side window stuck in down position.
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Driver side, passenger window switch failed.
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passenger window switch located at driver's side doesn't make it work. it has to be operated from the swith located at that passenger's side only.
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Passenger front window was slow then stopped moving. I had replaced the motor in the driver front window 9 months earlier, but this window is in a door that was replaced with a used door after an accident. The insurance agreed to replace the motor, but after the replacement any attempt to use the window would cause a fuse to blow. The Body Shop said they were not qualified to figure out the electrical problem and sent me back to my Dealer service Shop. Dealer says it is a Master Switch - cost $326. Wish I knew whether this was accident related and why it is happening. I saw a recall on the CRV that looks like the same part.
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2004 Honda Civic28,000
window would not raise for many days, then one day, I flipped the switch again and. it worked.
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Same problem with my two rear windows working intermittenly. Honda said a new motor for one is over $500/plus labor. Too expensive for me. Could this be a fuse?
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2004 Honda Civic85,000
driver side window stuck, was told by dealer it was the switch 2 years ago when they got it unstuck and working...i replaced switch myself this time and it is still stuck.
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2003 Honda Civic80,000
Would get stuck about half way up, could pull up while holding the automatic window button up for a couple trys. If pulling up wouldn't work, restarting my car and pulling up would get the window to go up. The last time it worked only after restarting my car multiple times, and after multiple attempts trying to pull the window up. Now I avoid using until I'm able to get it fixed.
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2006 Honda Civic175,800
Window rear drivers side went down and is stuck in the down position
1997 Honda Civic340,000
Passenger rear window does not operate
2008 Honda Civic170,000
Passenger side window will not go up or down from Driver's side controls or passenger side window
2001 Honda Civic135,000
Right rear window will not work intermittently.
2004 Honda Civic100,000
Both rear windows were halfway down, but now right window won't go up or down, using either switch. Other windows are okay.
2006 Honda Civic222,000
Wored intermittetly but stopped working comlpetely
2003 Honda Civic335,000
window goes down, won't go back up
2006 Honda Civic92,000
Driver's side window will not go up or down. Not a motor or regulator problem, no noise. It failed before but would work after 3 or 4 pushes of the switch, now doesn't not work at all.
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