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Dome light stays on, power windows don't work... 1999 Jeep

1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee: When my daughter was driving, the drivers door ajar monitor indicated the door was open when it was not (re-closed all doors and hatches). Now the dome light stays on unless you turn it off (no-longer in the automatic mode, automated mode allows for automatic headlights and the dome light to come on when the door is opened... Headlights work in all modes except automatic mode), all four power windows do not work and the radio controls on the steering wheel don't work (radio volume, etc.). All of the above happened 2-days ago, all at once.
Also, I suspect a drivers door pin. I looked at the site of the door hinges but could not find it. Is the door pin located inside of the door? Is there one? I can not find the power window fuse, relay or circuit breaker, do you know the location? Just purchased Haynes Repair Manual and it gives no indication or help with above. Thanks!

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  • karrylynn Nov 17, 2008

    Same problem, power windows quit working, stereo controls on steering wheel quit working, door open light on, no doors open, panel lights stay on after car is turned off, lights on gear shift, radio/clock dim to almost nothing when headlights are on, headlights do not come on automatically after vehicle is turned on, and now the service engine light is on. I'm about to give up. any thoughts?


  • marcovilla Dec 29, 2008

    The same of You! It happended yesterday, when i mas driving, opened the driver door, then closed, and the problem started! The chime told Driver door opened, and all the consequences were the same. Has someone solved this problem?

  • sherker55 Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same problem too, anyone resolve their problem?

  • Jeff Burger Feb 21, 2009

    Here is one for you, I have had the same problem in the past and fix it. It happened again, so I fixed it, well, now the mirrors work, and as do the locks, but now my EVIC only tells the directions I am going, memory seat doesn't work, no power windows, basically the same thing just locks work and windows work. Check power, good, fuses good, got haynes, useless, arms up in air! Help!?

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Happened last night now my window is stuck open.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    say door is open and the light stay on when i turn off the jeep



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Check for a broken 12V+ or broken ground wire in the rubber boot that goes from the drivers door to the hinge pillar. Had this problem on mine and found both wires broken from years of flexing when door opened and closed. Don't try to splice the break, as the wire is too short and is also brittle. Run new (same guage) wire through the boot and splice inside the door and under the left side kick panel.

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It is definetly a door pin problem i believe it is located in the door latch assembly

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