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Cadillac DTS Forum - 2006 through 2012 Discussion, Express window not working in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Good Morning everyone. My 2008 DTS driver side express window will go express down but not up(window goes up but ...
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    Express window not working

    Good Morning everyone. My 2008 DTS driver side express window will go express down but not up(window goes up but have to hold the button). Passenger side goes express down and up. I posted earlier about the memory seat not working(the seat moves with the buttons just not with the memory). Any ideas if these are computer issues? Any help would be appreciated. The car has 45000 miles on it, seems early to have these types of problems

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    Electrical problems have absolutely nothing to do with mileage.

    The first step is to pull the codes.

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    Re: Express window not working

    I didn't even know codes would come up for something like that. Thanks

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    Try doing this when you bring the window up hold the up when the window complete close for about 30 sconds that will reprogram the window to go up by it self.

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    Re: Express window not working

    grullon10, thanks so much that fixed it

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    Has the battery been disconnected recently? If not, check your battery voltage with the engine OFF, preferably after being off for at least 30 minutes.

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    Has the car ever been in an accident have you checked the fuse for the memory seat I tried everything to get my memory seat to work on my 06 dts and it ended up being the airbag module under the rear of the center console plugged up a new one and they worked

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    That's why we are here for

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    Re: Express window not working

    No the car has not been in an accident. It would work then not work. I disconnected the battery and it worked perfect for about a day and a half but now it wont go back for easy exit or forward for the 2 memory positions. Any thoughts?

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    Check your battery voltage with the engine OFF, preferably after being off for at least 30 minutes.

    If it's above 12.2, pull your codes.

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    Re: Express window not working

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedk View Post
    Good Morning everyone. My 2008 DTS driver side express window will go express down but not up(window goes up but have to hold the button). Passenger side goes express down and up. I posted earlier about the memory seat not working(the seat moves with the buttons just not with the memory). Any ideas if these are computer issues? Any help would be appreciated. The car has 45000 miles on it, seems early to have these types of problems
    Hello Tedk,

    I am sorry to hear of the inconvenience of your driver side express window button and your memory seat. I am happy to assist you with this concern. I can set up an appointment with a dealership for you to diagnose your vehicle. Let me know what you decide! Thank you. Have a great night.

    Sincerely,
    Laura M.
    Cadillac Customer Service

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    Re: Express window not working

    Hi everyone, thanks for the help. I checked the battery voltage after 30 min and it was 12.11(would that cause my trouble?). Then I pulled the fuse for the memory it was ok and when I replaced it the seat started working again. Does this sound like the battery causing the problem?

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    Re: Express window not working

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedk View Post
    Hi everyone, thanks for the help. I checked the battery voltage after 30 min and it was 12.11(would that cause my trouble?). Then I pulled the fuse for the memory it was ok and when I replaced it the seat started working again. Does this sound like the battery causing the problem?
    Sounds more like a bad ground....
    Pull both battery cables...
    Take the negative cable loose where it bolts to the floor.
    Take sandpaper and sand off the paint in the small area where the cable connects to the floor.
    Re-attach the cable to the floor and reattach the cables to the battery... negative cable LAST...

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    A healthy 12 volt battery puts out ~12.6 volts. 12.1 is essentially dead. Low voltage can cause false codes, and all kinds of weird electrical gremlins.

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    Re: Express window not working

    Thanks Superjim and MoistCabbage, I replaced the battery and sanded the connection and the seat is working great.

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