Power Window May Fail Due to Window Regulator on Volkswagen GTI

Problem Description and Possible Solution

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 44,200 (29,000–80,000)
19 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
26 people reported this problem
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The control on thr drivers side won't work for the passenger window BUT passenger side controls work fine
power window fell will not go up
Button are loose on for the driver side window creating difficultly for putting the window back up when it is down. Front passenger window malfunctions and won't automatically go up when the button is pressed.
Driver's side window stopped working and was fixed by replacing the window regulator. It did NOT require replacing the power window motor.
Window switches stop working every once in a while but come back.
I suspect moisture because switches often fail in humid conditions.
Auto window clanks hard when rolled all the way up or down. Was told its the regulator