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Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 22:03:18 GMT
From: "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Psycho power window - a follow-up


"Richard Sherratt" <richard.sherrattnospamINGHEREbrunsley.com.au> wrote in message news:c0v3o0tkc5dj2pa07i7f02dsj27sne501knospamcom... >I asked for some advice in December 2003 under the subject "Power > Window with a mind of its own wants to open by itself - 89 900 > Aero/SPG" and received lots of useful advice from exorcism to cleaning > the switch. I cleaned the switch (and swore at it a few times) and the > problem went away for a while. A few months later we went into cooler > weather when the window demon seems to hibernate and things were > quiet. > > Now that we're getting into spring and we're getting a few warm days, > the demon has awoken. I cleaned the switch again and it made no > difference. I phoned my service place and was advised that I could get > a new or working second hand switch. Feeling safe, I decided to modify > the switch to disable the auto-down feature. When I took the switches > apart, I'd noticed that the switch with the auto-down feature had an > extra leaf-like spring thing. So I cut it off. That seems to have done > the job. OK, the window did wind down as soon as I turned the ignition > on after installing the modified switch. But I think that had > something to do with the auto-down mechanism still being "on". That > was two days ago. The demon has been sleeping since then. > > > > > -- > Regards. > Richard. Spring! Lucky you, us poor poms are just about to put our clocks back to GMT tonight, a true sign that Autumn is here and winter is well on its way! Enjoy!

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