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Why down and not up?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by danb86, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    danb86

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    I know, this should be posted in the "What I don't like about my Tacoma" thread...but this is easier...

    Why does the driver side automatic window go all the way down with just one touch but not all the way up?

    Who would think you'd WANT the window to go all the way down with a touch and NOT WANT the window to go up with just a touch?

    Waiting for any reasonable answer...
     
  2. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    Most cars besides luxuary cars the auto window is only on the drivers side and only goes down
     
  3. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    There is not a car made with auto up windows.
    The Safety Police do not want any ones arm getting trapped in the window and sueing the Company into the next Millinium.

    Much to the chagrin of the Legal Industry.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    UpstateTacoma

    UpstateTacoma I'd rather be diving than working..

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    My wife toyota matrix goes down but not up on the drivers side. My jeep Cherokee doesnt even go down or up auto. just manual.
     
  5. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Just be glad your window works, my passenger side window went out one month after the warranty expired. :(

    :violent:
     
  6. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    The safety feature for "little ones" prevents ANY power window from closing if it senses an object (neck?) in the way.

    But anyway, that's really the only thing I don't like about my Tacoma...and the F*cking wonky radios they put in the '09s that do whatever the hell they want, when they want.
     
  7. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    yes they do, they will go down if thers pressuer on them
     
  8. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    those arnt luxuary cars...both of my moms past lexuses did and my dads old solara did and his ford edge
     
  9. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    and if your badass like me you get crank windows.
     
  10. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    My Acura's windows (front dri and pass) have the auto up/down...
     
  11. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    I think you being a bit funny...but I'd check the facts at the heart of your statement: IE-My Scion (a toyota product) does auto up and down drivers and passengers side stock.

    Can't tell you why the Tao only gets the auto down drivers side tho...::shrug::
     
  12. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    well the new altima and maxima have the auto up and down. those arent luxuary cars...
     
  13. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    true...and I saw a new maxima today and it looks really good
     
  14. Aug 20, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    I HATE THE AUTO UP IN MY WIFE'S JEEP. It drives me nuts because it's too sensitive. I would disconnect it if I could.

    I'll press down and it will start to go the whole way down. I stop it by pressing up and it begins to go all the way up. Then down...then up...then down...

    Ok, so I may be exaggerating this a bit but it does frequently engage in auto up or down when I am just trying to adjust it. But I do HATE the feature.
     
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    Personally, I think its great that the Tacoma does not have auto up window controls. This is just my preference, but I know there is a LOT of people that fell the same way.

    And BTW, all of the vehicles that I have owned with auto up/down windows have had safety features that prevent the window from closing on a hand, neck, etc.
     
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    I've heard the same...but never tested it...

    cause I've also heard of folks de-railing the window and having it smash inside the door....a better alternative to getting choked out by a window...but not worth testing.:rolleyes:
     
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    Yep, a broken window inside of the door is no fun to clean out, or pay for.

    Next time you're inside of a newer Audi or VW, stick your hand in the window as it is rolling up. It will bounce right off your hand with very little pressure. There is many other manufactures with similar, or identical features.
     
  18. Aug 20, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    Technology trickles down, not up. It takes time for newer tech to end up in "lesser" vehicles.

    Imagine that we live in a country where people complain about holding down a button for 4 seconds.
     
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    Even though it has already been responded to I will chime in. My '08 Accord had both auto up and down driver's and passenger's switches on the driver's door. I loved the feature.

    The switch in the Tacoma I think is too sensitive. In my Honda it was almost a three position switch with a noticable extra click for the switch to activate the auto up or down.
     
  20. Aug 20, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    X2. My Wifes Accord has the same auto up/down.
     
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