I, too, have run into the window lock-out switch problem. It's one of those things you're not aware of because no one ever tells you and therefore, almost inevitably, causes frustration. For most people, the only way to learn about it is the way Mr. Murphy did.
In my Land Rover, Yup, window lock-out switches! No use for that in my life, so I re-wired the lockout switch to work on the sunroof. That's a lot more helpful, especially in the winter. There's nothing like pushing the sunroof switch by mistake, and getting 'snowed on' :-)
California State University, Chico was the first school in California to offer an ABET-accredited degree program in mechatronic engineering. Now its California Mechatronics Center works with industry on machinery, robotics, and surveillance vehicles.
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