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Electrical issues w/ power windows/mirrors

Windows won't go down,mirrors don't work. purchased new switch & volt metre to diagnose. All is fine as well as fuses.

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  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    I did the exact same thing. I'm baffled & no clue how to fix. SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP



    Thanks

  • nate nate Nov 21, 2008

    i cant get my power mirriors to work.. where can i look to solve this problem?

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The problem is in the wiring at the door where the wires feed in by the door hinges will have to pull rubber boot loose to get to the broken wire

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