The windows in automobiles, don't simply act as blockage or portal of air between the interior cabin and outside environment. They also contribute much in completing the beauty of the road machine. In fact, these windows are among the portions which receives upgrades whenever the vehicle model evolves. That's significantly to make their design appealing when matched to the new styling concept. Engineers make sure that they perfectly blend with the lines, corners and curves of the automobile, as well as to its body color. Some windows are tinted while others are clear.
With the function and simple appearance of windows, who would tell that they too can rob lives even if they're glass material aren't broken? A report says that deaths and injuries of some children are caused by windows. Accidentally leaning on the window switch ended their lives. The uncontrolled activation of the switch caused the window glass to forcefully go upwards, choking the child while having his head out the window. Such dreadful incidents happened in units that are using power windows.
Perhaps, your Oldsmobile is also endowed with power windows. In order to avoid such accidents, it's best to always have your eyes on your kids. Another is to replace the Oldsmobile window switch. There are basically three types of switches that can be integrated to your Oldsmobile windows. Two of which pose great risk, the rocker and toggle types. Whereas, only one is safe to use, especially with kids on board. That's the lever type of window switch. Incorporating autoreverse mechanism to power windows is the suggestion of some concerned, such as with one-touch-up and remote controlled windows.
The rocker window switch enables the window to close when pressed on one end, and then open when the other end is pressed. The toggle switch works when pulled or pushed. Both types of window switches are normally forceful when accidentally activated. And because they require a very minimal amount of pressure, the movement of the window cannot be easily controlled. A kid will apparently panic when such situation happens. The lever type on the other hand, is manually operated. Hence, a simple leaning on the switch won't cause any trouble.
Aside from the risks that window switches pose, their defect can also give you headache. But there's really nothing to worry about. PartsTrain always has the best replacement Oldsmobile window switches of virtually any kind. Thus, whether you need a replacement for a defective one or wants to do away with the risks of your existing window switch, our store can readily provide.