Honda Accord: Resetting the Power Window Control
Unit - Power Windows - Body Electrical - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Resetting the Power Window Control Unit

Resetting t h e power w i n d o w s are r e q u i r e d w h e n any of t h e f o l l o w i n g have occurred:

• Power window regulator replacement, r e m o v a l / i n s t a l l a t i o n , or repair

• Power w i n d o w m o t o r replacement, r e m o v a l / i n s t a l l a t i o n , or repair

• Window run channel replacement or r e m o v a l / i n s t a l l a t i on

• Front passenger's power w i n d o w s w i t c h replacement or removal/installation

• Door glass replacement, removal/installation, or repair

• Power is removed from the driver's power window master switch or front passenger's power window switch while the power window timer is ON.

*:With front passenger's power window AUTO UP/AUTO DOWN function

NOTE: If the front passenger's power window has lost power when the key off timer is ON, it cannot be operated from the driver's switch and must be reset from the front passenger's power window switch.

Using the HDS

1. Connect the HDS to the data link connector.

2. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), then enter the vehicle's VIN and mileage at the prompts.

3. Select BODY ELECTRICAL from the SYSTEM SELECT menu.

4. From the BODY ELECTRICAL SYSTEM SELECT menu, select POWER WINDOWS.

5. From the MODE MENU, select ADJUSTMENTS.

6. From the ADJUSTMENT menu, select WINDOW RESET for driver's side (passenger's side) window.

7. Follow the prompts on the screen.

8. Confirm that the power window control unit is reset by using the power window AUTO UP and AUTO DOWN function.

Without the HDS

NOTE: To start the reset procedure, first do driver's power window master switch (steps 1-8), and then front passenger's power window switch (steps 9-11), if equipped.

Driver's Power Window

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

2. Move the power window all the way down by using the power window DOWN switch.

3. Open the driver's door.

4. Do the following four times before going to step 5: NOTE: Do each bullet step within 5 seconds of each other.

• Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

• Push and hold the driver's power window DOWN switch.

• Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

• Release the driver's power window DOWN switch.

5. Confirm that AUTO UP no longer works. If AUTO UP still works, go back to step 1.

6. Move the power window all the way down using the power window DOWN switch.

7. Pull up and hold the power window UP switch until the power window is all the way up, then continue to hold the switch for several seconds.

8. Confirm that the power window control unit is reset by using the power window AUTO UP and AUTO DOWN function.

• If the power window still does not work in AUTO, repeat the procedure several times, paying close attention to the 5 second time limit between steps.

• If it still does not work, go to B-CAN System Diagnosis Test Mode A (see page 22-134).

Front Passenger s Power Window (if equipped!

9. Move the front passenger's power window ail the way down using the front passenger's power window DOWN switch.

10. Pull up and hold the front passenger's power window UP switch until the front passenger's power window is all the way up, then continue to hold the switch for several seconds.

11. Confirm that the power window control unit is reset by using the front passenger's power window AUTO UP and DOWN functions.

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