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Power windows work sometimes

None of the windows will work,the master switch is good,windows won't work at individual locations either.Wiring problem I guess,any ideas where to start????

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  • Anthony Crouse Dec 07, 2008

    I have a 1994 Cherokee Sport, and I also have the same problem. Even after buying used, but good, controls. Electric door locks quit working also.



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Yep it's a wiring problem and a real headache to troubleshoot, that said, I would start at the fuseblock and check the fuse and see if it has blown, a blown fuse is usually a sign of curcuit wiring problems. If the fuse is blown then you have to repair the circuit that will require finding the open or short, if you have experience with a multi-meter and know how to look for Ohms then you need to locate the connector that goes to the wire that goes to the circuit of the window control ( for this you will need a schematic) and place one lead there and the other where the fuse connection is that will tell you if you have an open circuit or closed. This is just to troubleshoot it, once located you may have to replace the entire harness the wire is in depending on how complex it is. Me personally I wouldn't play around with it, just take it to an auto electric shop and let them take a looksy or if you are covered just go to the dealer.

Hope this helps.

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