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Elec. windows don't work Windows operated from drivers side door, in varying positions, and sometimes normally! I suspected a broken wire in the harness between the door and the A pillar. I found a broken blk/wht wire coming out of the door but no corolary coming from the A pillar! I do not have a schematic for that harness or color code. The wire seems too small to carry juice to the master switch, (which I cannot find!) I assumed the circuit breaker was blown and replaced it, I cannot find #13 fuse in the power distribution center(which I also cannot find, I'm assumng it's not the fuse panel since the fuse panel has no #13 fuse position) No windows work! Door panel is off! everything else works fine except the security system! It has 200K+ miles on it! Am I crazy or just stoopid?

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Are power locks working? (I think they are on the same circut) Don't think there is a fuse, most likely there is a circut breaker (small metal rectangle plugged into fuse panel Check your manual for location. There may also be a relay for this. Generally I have found that most problems with Jeep windows begin with a failure in the master switch (Drivers door) Everything else goes through there and makes other switches malfunction. Of course since I said that yours will be different, but take a look there to start. Otherwise get a really good wiring diagram and carefully trace from power source.

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