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DRIVERS SIDE POWER WINDOW 2006 CHEVY EQUINOX

DRIVES SIDE WINDOW WILL NOT OPERATE. I HAVE REPLACED THE MASTER SWITCH BUT NO LUCK. ALL OF THE OTHER WINDOWS WORK FINE

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  • judyh_63 Jan 07, 2009

    Drivers window will not work, all other windows are fine. The light on the control lights up but will not work.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    My driver side window also just failed. It went down and now will not come back up.

  • brklyn1967 Jan 10, 2009

    I just had the same problem and am researching the cause

  • shooper_22 Apr 25, 2009

    I also have the same problem. all the other windows work just fine.  Also the driver side front door will not shut off the radio when we open it.  We have to open another door to get the radio to shut off!

  • lisav528
    lisav528 May 12, 2012

    Broken wire is the culprit for my 2008 Equinox also. Power mirror only went up & down, no side to side. No power to driver window. Door speaker cut out this week, and also the turn signal only made the "click" noise when turning right. I thought my car had a stroke and paralyzed the left side! All the wires in the rubber boot were cracked, four were broken. Piece of cake to repair and save hundreds at a repair shop.

  • John Gavin
    John Gavin Apr 10, 2014

    just took the rubber boot off the passenger door. 4 broken wires. Cant wait to ck the other doors...Ugh

  • Jason Vacha
    Jason Vacha Apr 15, 2018

    does anyone know the part number for the harness in the door cause i have the same issue but on mine the wires broke to close to the plug so i cant splice it please if you have a number email me at jasonvacha@gmail.com

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Check inside wiring by the driver's side door hinge. Remove the rubber boot and you will find broken wires. Make a splice and you are fixed!

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    Zack Fortunato Feb 19, 2014

    Do this first. I took the door apart and replaced the motor only to find that the problem was two broken wires in the door boot.

  • John Gavin
    John Gavin Apr 10, 2014

    Just took boot ofpass door. 4 broken wires. Cant wait to ck the other doors..ugh

  • michael adkis
    michael adkis Apr 17, 2014

    I have the same problem with my windows and I talked to gm about this problem and asked them if they have or herc of anything. the reply I got was no. after I looked this up I released that I was lied to. gm needs to step it up and make this right this has put me out over $600.00 dollars. my car olny has 33000 miles on it. come on gm step it up.

  • Ron Carey
    Ron Carey Mar 15, 2015

    I have a 2008 equinox sport with 37000 miles on it ,drivers door would not lock or unlock with auto buttons,took rubber boot off and BINGO!! broken wire. I am a 30 year GM retiree and proud of it. Come on GM you did not become a great company doing bull like this.

  • Anne-Marie Castillo
    Anne-Marie Castillo Sep 18, 2015

    how do you get the boot off, Ron Carey? I have the same problem

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I have just had this issue repaired yesterday on my 2005 Nox. Broken wire where the door opens. Cost a whole 20$ to repair. Apparently extremely common issue with all GMs

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First check to see if you have a broken wire in harness between door and side wall. If not you might have to replace window regulator/motor.

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I had the same problem with my wifes car 2007. dr window will not work and power door lock will not unlock the driver door. I had the whole car torn apart, the switch was fine all motors were fine. After you replace the master switch The dealer still has to program it so I ended up bring to the dealer any way, I wish they would have told me that when i bought the master switch.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

Testimonial: "WOW THANKS FOR THE INFO. I BOUGHT A NEW MASTER SWITCH AND IT STILL DIDN'T WORK. DOES THE DEALER CHARGE A FORTUNE TO PROGRAM IT? MIKE"

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2005 Equinox driver side door power lock dos not work either way lock or unlock door.Is it problem with actuator or something else.All others door working.
Need help

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