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Electrical problems my power windows, windsheld wipers, dome lite are not working. i have check the fuses and they are okay. all of these items quit working at the same time, any suggestions? thanks

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  • bnd86001 Mar 08, 2009

    Same problem as you what did you do to fix it.



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The is an electronic control unit that handles these functions, it is called the BCM, Body Control Module, it can be tested with the right kind of scan tool.

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