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Power Window May Fail Due to Window Regulator on Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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: 88,010 (15,000–161,000)
15 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
27 people reported this problem
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Pasanger window stop working all of a suddenly
Driver side window no longer working - stuck in door. I will unfortunately have to resort to fixing it. I certainly hope it doesn't cost $500.
Driver's side window quit working, haven't looked into what the problem is yet.
Both rear power windows no longer work from any control point in the car. I was told the regulators have both gone bad!!! What!!! Talk about an expensive fix...$89.00 just to look at the issue and $500.00 for replacing each regulator. Not worth buying another as I have seen this to be a very consistent issue at tdiclub and tdiforum....
Sunroof and rear windows
driver side power window won't move