Question about 1998 Mitsubishi Galant

1 Answer

1998 REAR DEFROSTER / NOT DEFROSTING

I went to have my car tint replaced and when I got the car back, the rear defroster is only defrost a middle strip in the back of my rear window.
What do you think is the problem?

Posted by on

  • deaniaa Oct 21, 2008

    Thanks for this information, I will try this.I was
    told by a glass installer that the window should be
    replace. Do you agree?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,847 Answers

The inter connectivity between the strip has been broken that is the reason for the none functionality of the other strip.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

  • Legin Varghese
    Legin Varghese Oct 19, 2008


    • The inter connectivity between the strip has been broken that is the reason for the none functionality of the other strip.

    • The defroster grid is easy to damage and the grids that are scratched will not work because continuity is broken.

    • Fixing small breaks in a defroster grid is fairly easy to do. You can go to NAPA, Auto Zone or any of the big auto parts store and get a rear window defroster repair kit

    hope this will help

    Kevin

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Rear defroster works intermittently. Please help.


Quanchi, just for the heck of it remove lower half or rear seat and se if there is a fuse/relay center there, GM did this on some of there cars. press the helpful button

Feb 08, 2016 | 2004 Chevrolet Chevrolet Impala SS...

2 Answers

Windshield wipers stop working when the defroster is on


The only thing they have in common is the ignition switch.

Dec 18, 2015 | 2007 Chrysler Sebring Sedan

1 Answer

Rear Window Defroster


There are only 3 things to look for, 1, is there power at demister checked with a volt meter on the wire connector on the back window. 2, is the earth wire connected again with a volt meter at the back window. and lucky last,3, check the ohms on the back window

Mar 20, 2015 | 2000 Oldsmobile Alero

1 Answer

Rear defroster not defrosting


the fuse is under the seat in a box on the drive side and there it a diagram for the fuse it is 10 amp

Jan 25, 2013 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

1 Answer

Rear defroster lights up, but does not defrost, also very weak car radio reception.


Between the rear passenger window and the back window is a junction where rear defrost wiring and radio antenna connect. Rear defrost wiring becomes loose and burns this unit out. when looking for replacement at salvage yard everyone of them I found had burned up. Lots of La Sabres w/o working rear defrost. I made solid connections for defroster, and added an antennae, not much point in repeating a system that will fail again.

Jun 23, 2011 | 1997 Buick LeSabre

1 Answer

How do I remove the tint of my rear window in my 1998 chevy Malibu?


If it has a rear window defroster, you can't use a razor blade. If the tint material will pull off and leave glue behind, then spray windex on the glass and put the tint material back on the glass like it was. Can't do this in the sun to long, the sun will dry out the windex. The ammonia in the windex will loosen up the glue. Then you can remove the tint material, and the glue should wipe of with a paper towel.
p.s. let the windex soak for 5 min. or so.

Jun 27, 2010 | 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

I press the rear dfrost button and the light comes on but the window is not defrosting


The Impala has a bad wire connector under the passenger side kick panel. You will find a burnt spot in the connector. Cut the wire on both sides of the connectot an solder in a wire to bypass the connector. I believe the wire is purple. This will fix the rear window defroster but even after this fix you may find that the rear defroster will no longer turn off by itself.

Nov 30, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet Impala

2 Answers

Rear defroster doesn't work.


rear defrosters are an apllied film of semi metalic strips and if you get you windows tinted often the tint man accidentally nicks these strips cuasing the defroster to malfuction check for breaks in the srips

Nov 24, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Neon

1 Answer

Rear window defroster


I have a 2003 Corolla. Rear window defroster not working.....The fuse box is beside the battery. But can't find the one for the window...

Dec 22, 2008 | 2005 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

Rear Window Defroster


You have to have it soldered back on the gid pad, if the pad is damaged then the window will have to be replaced

Oct 05, 2008 | 1998 Ford Mustang

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Mitsubishi Galant Logo

Related Topics:

133 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61168 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...