Windows Go Down By Themselves
Dave

Saskatoon, Canada

#22 May 10, 2010
I have an 04 Murano that has been at the dealership for the last 11 days because the vehicle keeps unlocking itself and eventually the windows go down. It occurs only during above freezing temperatures and seams to be occuring after rainy days. I have had the vehicle miles away from the only key fob and still the problem occurs. The problem will not occur in front of the Nissan mechanics however. This is the 3rd time the vehicle has been taken there and I have received no satisfactory responses. Anyone have any advice?
Gustavo

Northridge, CA

#23 Jul 25, 2010
I used to own a 2008 Altima, when you press the unlock button twice and hold it it will roll down the windows. I think that that is what is happening to all of you... I had a different problem with my altima. one day i was driving it and all of a sudden the everything went out, the steering wheel went hard and the car would only go 15 mph. i turned it of then on and it worked for 5 min and the same thing happened. be careful when putting a sound system in this car because all this happened after that.
Sue wrote:
I own a 2002 Nissan Altima. This may sound crazy, but the windows in the front, both passanger and driver, go down by themselves when the car is off and not being used. Sometimes the car will sit overnight or for a day or two - the windows will have been up - and when I go to use it they are down. I have the only key to this car so I know it is nobody trying to play a trick. A friend of mine knows of another Nissan owner who had the same problem. Her mechanics were unable to fix the problem and she eventually had to sell the car!
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
albert

Belmar, NJ

#24 Sep 7, 2010
What color would that wire be on a 2006 maxima
albert

Belmar, NJ

#25 Sep 7, 2010
Allen wrote:
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I found an answer. The FOB unlock remote will open front windows when held down for several seconds. You can override this feature and eliminate your windows going down when you open the door with the ignition key taken how.
//////////Go to drivers' door main operating controls for windows, locking, etc. Remove plastic tab in pocket to the rear of controls. Use phillips screwdriver and remove screw. Pop off control section and look at bottom with wire connections. There is a plug-in with a brown and black wire running from it.(This makes the windows go down with fob.) Unplug this plugin and tape over it with electrical tape. "This will eliminate window problem. You can still control operation of your windows with controls as you normally do." I hope this helps you. easy fix. hard to decide what to do. Allen
.... what color would that wire be on a 2006 maxima.?
Gopi

Manassas, VA

#26 Dec 26, 2010
I have had this issue with my 2002 Nissan Altima. I tried different things and finally pulled the battery out of the remote and no more issues. Later on replaced the remote with a new remote and the issue went away. It is definitely related to the key less. I did not try replacing the battery- it could be that low battery causes some kind of short which triggers the issue. Don't sell the car b'cause of this issue- who knows other car companies might also use the same OEM for remote and this bug might be there :)
Gopi

Cabin John, MD

#27 Jan 20, 2011
2002 Nissan Altima SL owner: Happened this couple of times over the last few years. Firstly narrowed it down to the remote & ordered a replacement remote and unhooked the batteries on old remotes. No issues for a year or so. The issue resurfaced again: this time I took another step: Just replaced the remote battery and now the issue is not happening anymore. My educated guess is: When the battery goes low, the circuit somehow gets shorted on the remote and triggers the windows down. Just replace battery & try
Just

Satellite Beach, FL

#28 Mar 10, 2011
IT'S DEFINITELY THE REMOTE!!!! I have a Nissan Altima (02) and I had been having problems with my windows rolling down at random times. Well this morning it was raining pretty hard and I went outside to find my windows down. I was pretty upset, but I wiped down my interior and went for a spin. That's when I found my car to be completely POSSESSED! Blinkers blinking, horn beeping, windows rolling down, alarm going off all on it's own!!! I was terrified of electrical damage so I took my car to Honda (where I bought the car). Obviously they couldn't do much for me, so I came home and read all the above posts. I figured ok, at least I'm not crazy (lol). So I tried unplugging the plug underneath the driver's control panel, as one gentleman stated. It didn't work for me because I have a used car, all the wires were different colors, and I couldn't tell what was what. Then I saw the comments about the remotes. So I thought, "let me take the remote apart. Needless to say, for the hour that my remote was apart, all the issues stopped. So I went to a battery store (Batteries Plus - Orlando, FL) to see if I needed my remote battery replaced. The battery was in fact dead... AND LEAKING FLUID ALL OVER THE INSIDE OF MY REMOTE!!! This was causing the remote to go haywire and send constant signals to my car. Well I had my remote cleaned and the battery replaced. I haven't had anymore problems with my car today. To some all this up: Either get a new remote, get your remote cleaned, and/or change your remote battery. It is such a simple and cheap fix...$4. <---Trust me.
kem

Toronto, Canada

#29 May 25, 2011
bring it Sherway Nissan, i will fix your problems. seriously speaking
Chris

Chicopee, MA

#30 Jun 27, 2011
It is not the key fob. Maybe for some of you it is but since mine is broken and I use my spare key, it is not the fob. This issue just started with me last night. I have a 2k2 Maxima SE that I have owned for 7 years with no problems. Now my windows won't close. If there wasn't a nicer car in the garage (hate to say that about her) it would be in there. Looks like I call the stealer and then bring to the local guy. Thanks for posting, makes my life a little easier.
Sue

United States

#31 Aug 10, 2011
Sue wrote:
I own a 2002 Nissan Altima. This may sound crazy, but the windows in the front, both passanger and driver, go down by themselves when the car is off and not being used. Sometimes the car will sit overnight or for a day or two - the windows will have been up - and when I go to use it they are down. I have the only key to this car so I know it is nobody trying to play a trick. A friend of mine knows of another Nissan owner who had the same problem. Her mechanics were unable to fix the problem and she eventually had to sell the car!
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
I had this problem with my 02 Altima, my mechanic took a look at it and stated that the previous owner removed the original alarm but left some of the wiring in the driver side door causing a short. He removed the leftover wiring and I haven't had that problem since.
skurm

Shreveport, LA

#32 Aug 25, 2011
FIX!!!!!!!!!!
I now know the problem!!!! STUPIDEST THING EVER!!!! My 350z is flooded with water now. It turns out when the keyfob battery goes dead it is an automatic feature of Nissans and Infinity to have the windows roll down. Why....why....why...... so dumb. Anywho... a new battery and all fixed.
Dad

Sault Sainte Marie, MI

#33 Dec 5, 2011
Allen.

My daughter's car is exhibiting the windows falling problem.

I've got it in the shop to replicate your procedure. I'll report when back together.
G-Man

Kimmswick, MO

#34 Dec 25, 2011
I just tried something that I read in a previous post. Hold the car unlock on your Fob down and the front windows will start going down. I own a 2007 Altima. To bad you cannot hold down the lock button and the windows would go back up.
Robin

Vernonia, OR

#35 Jan 19, 2012
I am going to try this because the windows in my Nissan Pathfinder have done this 3 times in a few months. Once the car was on a trailer and in the pouring rain. Another driver had to flag my husband down to tell him the car was filling up with water. NOT GOOD!
Allen wrote:
<quoted text>
//////////
I found an answer. The FOB unlock remote will open front windows when held down for several seconds. You can override this feature and eliminate your windows going down when you open the door with the ignition key taken how.
//////////Go to drivers' door main operating controls for windows, locking, etc. Remove plastic tab in pocket to the rear of controls. Use phillips screwdriver and remove screw. Pop off control section and look at bottom with wire connections. There is a plug-in with a brown and black wire running from it.(This makes the windows go down with fob.) Unplug this plugin and tape over it with electrical tape. "This will eliminate window problem. You can still control operation of your windows with controls as you normally do." I hope this helps you. easy fix. hard to decide what to do. Allen
Smiffyd97

London, UK

#36 Feb 12, 2012
We have a 59 plate golf and have the window s going down on their own problem. We have had it back to the main dealers 3 times now and they cant find a fault, any ideas ?
Just in the process of suing vw as all they have done is switch off the function
Lalee

Scotch Plains, NJ

#37 Feb 14, 2012
Hi Allen. Do you know what color coded wire it would be on a 2005 altima? Please help. I am having the same trouble as everyone else is with windows going down when I turn car off and I open the door. Please help!!
Dlz

Atlanta, GA

#38 Feb 15, 2012
On our 2009 Altima we would find the windows down, and/or the car unlocked, and/or the security system going bonkers. After many trips to the dealer we replaced both remotes with new ones and all the problems went away. Just putting in new batteries did not fix the problems so clearly it was remote malfunctions.
The dealer, Marietta Team Nissan, was extremely helpful when trying to and eventually fixing this problem.
Larae

Dallas, TX

#39 Feb 27, 2012
I have a 2005 altima and ive been having the same problems with my windows going down by themselves for little less then a week I have some people saying its the switch? and ive read comments that it could be the key fob.... today I woke up to my windows down again. I even tried to roll them up 3 times and as soon as I take the key out of the engnition they would go down.. so I drove and I ask my auto part store and they said to go to the nissan dealership.. I just talked to nissan over the phone and one of the techs said it might be my key fob is bad to take the battery out of it for a few days and see if that works but if it doesnt take in to them... Its been almost hour since ive tried taking the battery out and so for my windows are still up....
fred

Stirling, Canada

#40 Apr 16, 2012
nissan 2006 same prob !!! need i fix now
LaShon

Griffin, GA

#41 Jun 7, 2012
I have an 2004 Nissan Armada and its doing the same thing. We make sure the windows are up and the suv is locked at night. In the morning, the front driver and passenger windows are down. It has done that the last 3 nights. It's very frustrating!! My husband thought I was crazy!!

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