doney6
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2011 Leaf Driver Window won't work

Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:21 am

Hello!

I have a 2011 Leaf and having problems with the driver power window. It will not auto up or down. When I try to activate the switch, it will move the window about an 1/8 of an inch, then stop. I can move it up or down, an 1/8 of an inch at a time, but have to keep activating the switch. The motor is good. Any ideas? Thank you in advance.

doney6

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Randy
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Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:29 pm
Delivery Date: 04 Jan 2011
Leaf Number: 0191
Location: San Diego, CA

Re: 2011 Leaf Driver Window won't work

Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:43 am

I would pull the door panel off and see if there is anything mechanically hanging up the travel of the window.

I just replaced the window regulator assembly in another car I have, so they do go bad occasionally. But I've never heard of it happening with a LEAF before...

A regulator assembly for the LEAF is around $100....

https://www.nissanpartsdeal.com/oem-nis ... lator.html

doney6
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Re: 2011 Leaf Driver Window won't work

Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:39 am

Thanks Randy!

I forgot to mention it does the same thing with the motor removed from the mechanism. The window regulator assembly moves freely when rotating the cam.

doney6
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Re: 2011 Leaf Driver Window won't work

Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:53 am

Hello,

For those of you who are following this issue...............The fix was a new driver door switch assembly. The assembly contains electronics that control multiple signals, to and from the BCM and the driver motor encoder.

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RegGuheert
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Joined: Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:12 am
Delivery Date: 16 Mar 2012
Leaf Number: 5926
Location: Northern VA

Re: 2011 Leaf Driver Window won't work

Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:02 am

Thanks for following up, doney6. And welcome to the LEAF forum!

I sure hope ours fail before the extended warranty is up. That said, I seem to remember the one on the driver's door was already replaced. Hmmm.
RegGuheert
2011 Leaf SL Demo vehicle
10K mi. on 041413; 20K mi. (55.7Ah) on 080714; 30K mi. (52.0Ah) on 123015; 40K mi. (49.8Ah) on 020817; 50K mi. (47.2Ah) on 120717; 60K mi. (43.66Ah) on 091918.
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