Drivers side window won't roll up

Tiny
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  • 1983 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS
  • 112,000 MILES

Drivers side window won't roll up. You can use the window crank with someone pulling on the window and get the window up, the window will roll down with the crank, just not up, can it be fixed

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 2:52 AM

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Tiny
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It sounds like the regulator may be bad.

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 3:16 AM
Tiny
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Its not electric, just regular

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 4:05 AM
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It still has a regulator

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 4:07 AM
Tiny
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Thank you, I have the door panel off, but i'm not that smart, I can see all the parts but don't know names or where they are are placed, if I knew where to look, I could pretty much figure it out

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 4:17 AM
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See pic There are rollers that are attached to the regulator. Check them to make sure the are good.

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 4:31 AM
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Thank you, I will check

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 4:11 PM
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Let me know if you have other questions.

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 6:40 PM
Tiny
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Still trying to figure out why my car won't start, it just clicks, got a new battery, turned right over, drove two blocks and now its just clicking again

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 7:31 PM
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Remove the battery cables, clean them and retighten them. Also, check to make sure the ground from the battery to the engine is clean and tight.

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Sunday, January 20th, 2013 AT 7:37 PM
Tiny
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Thank you, no one suggested that, they suggested buy altanator, but it doesn't make sense to me, I have never had any trouble, the car always started right up, lights never dimmed, it does sound like battery down, it clicked on the old battery and it is clicking on the new battery like poor connection, also would the starter selinoid or starter do anything like that?I am 70 yr old lady but not senile lol

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 12:56 AM
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I am proud that you are working on this. If you are getting a click and the terminals are clean, I would suggest having the starter tested. It may be bad.

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Joe

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 4:04 AM
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Thank you. I will check things tomorrow

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 4:10 AM
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Let me know what you find.

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 4:14 AM
Tiny
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Battery is not dead, shows charged up, when jumped it starts very fast, connections are all clean, when multi voltage tester was put on alternator, it showed 9.48, battery was 12.40, it started right up earlier after charged, I thought I would wait til morning to see what happens. Any thoughts? I have to take off the top half of the door panel to get to the regulator, also both inside door handles have broken off, can I take the broken handles off myself, it just has a bolt running through a spring that is holding the handle

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 4:15 AM
Tiny
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It was the alternator, they want 25.00 for one door handle, which seems a little extreme

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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 10:58 PM

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