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Many luxury vehicles, like your Mercedes Benz ML320, are equipped with power windows that are operated by a window switch. When power windows became more popular in the 1970s, the use of switches to operate car windows also overshadowed the use of cranks in standard windows. A window switch makes raising and lowering a window easier, and the window is not subject to different amounts of force like what usually happens in crank-type windows. Despite the ease of use that a switch-operated window gives, the electrical relay of the switch of this window type must be maintained in order to avoid switch malfunction. Once a malfunction happens, checking, adjustment, and replacement may soon follow.
How can a lockout feature of a window switch on a Mercedes Benz ML320 be a beneficial feature?
Answer: One safety feature that a window switch can have is the ability to stop operating without the car owner's permission. A lockout feature is helpful especially if there are children in the car. With this feature turned on, the power window will not be able to be raised or lowered until the lock feature is deactivated. If the power window needs to be kept raised or lowered for a time, then this feature will surely be handy.
How does a one-touch feature on a window switch improve user experience of the window?
Answer: Some car windows operate on two types of touches: one is short touch and the other is long touch. Power windows can be raised halfway and adjusted little by little by pressing the switch quickly once. When an adjustment in raising or lowering is needed, the switch must be pressed accordingly. However, if the window needs to be completely raised or lowered, the one-touch feature really helps. This feature requires the driver to press the switch for a few seconds, which is called a long touch or press, and then the window will automatically move completely without the need of further adjustment.
What needs to be done in order to keep the window switch working perfectly all the time?
Answer: A window switch has internal metal components that are vulnerable to moisture. Once the switch's terminals corrode, the operation of the switch can be compromised. If the switch starts to jam a bit or needs more effort when pressing, it probably needs a little attention. The switch may need to be cleaned of accumulated dust and dirt. Also, aural checking must be done; once there is a clicking or humming sound coming from the motor, the window will not operate at its best even with a good switch. Thus, the internal parts of the power window must be checked, including the wire connections, motor, and gears.
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