Why did the windows on my car end up open on every door?

I'm unsure if there is a fault on our Ford Edge but this morning I discovered all the windows completely down on every door and because it rained a lot last night it has ruined all the interior door leather (or similar) trims. I can assure you every window was left up. Have you heard of this issue before? How could it have happened?

Asked on 9 June 2017 by A. Driver

Answered by Honest John
One of two things. There might be a 'global windows opening' function on the remote that you might have accidentally sat on. Check the manual. If there is, then there is usually a means of disabling this function. Alternatively water might have seeped into the windows and locking ECU inside the driver's door, triggering the 'global windows opening', or some scallywag might have used a proximity remote signal booster to fool the car's system that you were close to the door so they could get in and mess around with the car.
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