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Hi everyone, well I went to check out a possible purchase of a 2007 legacy (I know, not outback). I really like the car. What was odd was when I went to open the windows, the drivers window worked ok, the passanger side didn't work, the rears didn't either. I opened one of the rear doors and tried, but didn't work. The other side didn't work and on the second try it did. I read about dead battery and windows needing to "relearn" to work. The battery on this car was not oem and seemed a little old, even the owner mentioned it. The car has also not been driven for about a month.
Can it be a relearning thing? What's the chance that it might be a motor? He said they worked not too long ago. Thanks
 

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do the individual window switches work on each door, and not the drivers door?

do you think it is a problem with frost feezing the window up. ? (apply a little wd40 to a rag and wipe on the rubber gaskets at the top of the door and top of the window when its warm out with the window fully open. (WD = water displacement).
 

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Well, the rear window that did work, was by the switch in the door, not from drivers door.
Not sure if it's frozen, possibly, as we tried it after the test drive and it was -30cel outside.
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Hi everyone, well I went to check out a possible purchase of a 2007 legacy (I know, not outback). I really like the car. What was odd was when I went to open the windows, the drivers window worked ok, the passanger side didn't work, the rears didn't either. I opened one of the rear doors and tried, but didn't work. The other side didn't work and on the second try it did. I read about dead battery and windows needing to "relearn" to work. The battery on this car was not oem and seemed a little old, even the owner mentioned it. The car has also not been driven for about a month.
Can it be a relearning thing? What's the chance that it might be a motor? He said they worked not too long ago. Thanks
Disconnect the battery + terminal for 30 seconds and reconnect and then try. This worked for me on my Outback.

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Disconnect the battery + terminal for 30 seconds and reconnect and then try. This worked for me on my Outback.

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So this battery/window relearning thing also applies to legacy's as well?
...such thought belongs with modern 2015-and newer outbacks with odd function on windows ,...like they only go up a inch at a time.

whereas a 2007 is more antique like. (traditional old timey electric windows).
 
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