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Am I crazy? Windows go down a little when opening the doors right?

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So I just got my car back from the shop where they did a re learn for a problem I was having. It fixed the problem but I feel like it may have caused another.

With the doors not having the top part where a window would normally seat into, I could’ve sworn that whenever you opened the door handle, the window would go down ever so slightly to unseal to let the window open freely. Since getting my car back I’ve realized they no longer do that and when I open the door, it feels like it sticks in the seal as it opens.

Do the windows on the 2nd Gen Outback do this partial opening thing when opening and closing the doors or am going crazy? And if they are supposed to do that, does anyone know how to reset them to do that again?

Thanks in advance.
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Mine has never dropped when opening.

What mine does, however, is the driver door sags a little. When opening the driver door the top right corner of the window drops and rubs against the seal. The door sags away from the hinge causing the whole door to tilt. Instead of the door being parallel to the body it droops away from it a couple of degrees.

This causes the window to rub on the seal and catch. It needs extra force to open compared to the other doors.

Look at your window as you open the door and see if it does the same thing.
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