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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette - Windows do not work with doors closed

Afew days ago the windows worked okay and then nothing, I have change both switches and the drivers side motor. It appears all mechicial parts are moving free. When the doors are shut we get a light on the dash to go on and when trying to use the drivers master switch and for the right side it will light up interior lights. when we try to use the passenger switch nothing happens. Here is the really strange part to us when one door is open nothing happens.when both doors are open both windows function properly. We have tried the doors and different ways thinking it may be a short in the door; nothing is ovious.

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  • Michael del Campo Feb 18, 2012

    Thanks Dennis; I found a broken wire inside the insulator in the harness that runs through the rubber boot from the body to the door on the drivers side; splice it together with a **** connector and all is good again with this issue. Thanks agian for the solution I had already spent al ot of time trying other things,

    Thanks again Michael del Campo

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You likely have a broken wire inside the insulator in the harness that runs through the rubber boot from the body to the door, that is about all this could be, I have had the exact same problem.

Posted on Feb 15, 2012

Testimonial: "Thanks Dennis; I found a broken wire inside the insulator in the harness that runs through the rubber boot from the body to the door on the drivers side; splice it together with a butt connector and all is good again with this issue. Thanks agian for the solution I had already spent al ot of time trying other things, Thanks again Michael del Campo"

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