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Power windows and Blower Motor

I noticed about two weeks ago that the blower motor and power windows do not work right after the vehicle is started. There are no lights lit up on the instrument panel. After about 5 minutes of running time, the amber ABS brake light comes on, both the blower motor and the power windows start working. If I turn the vehicle off and restart it, it does it again. This happens about 90% of the time. I asked the dealership and told me that they never heard of such a weird thing. Is this something that I can fix without getting gouged at the dealership?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Dealer charges are high because they have 100's of thousands in special equip to find issues like yours, if you asked a service writer they don't know, the shop tech's do, chance are this problem is related to the BCM (body control module)

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I would check the ignition switch when you start the car wiggle the key if it start change our switch thanks pierre

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