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Driver's door control panel doesn't work when door is open

None of the driver's door control panel operations (window operation , power door lock, adjusting mirrows.etc.) operated when door is more than half open, but does operate when door is almost closed. The vehical is a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    I'm not clear when you all say kick panel trim and the door side. can you speak in lemans terms .

  • soag119 Feb 04, 2009

    mine doesnt work at all no matter the angle of the door. Could it be a related problem

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Sounds to me that there is a loose or broken wire. try your switches while you wiggle the rubber boot that the wires run thru from body to door, and see if anything starts to work.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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Hi my name is Allen!

There is a ground wire that breaks between the door and the body, its inside of the rubber protector. If you peel the rubber from the door side you will find the ground wire broken.

NOTE: do not try to repair the wire at the break, because it will break again because of it bending at that location.

REPAIR: remove the kick panel trim and run a new wire from the inside out to the break, this will repair it for a long time. You must solder and heatshrink the wires together to keep moisture out of the repairs.

For further assistance contact me at FixYa!

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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Features and Operation
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Power Window System — Modes of Operation
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Manual Mode
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Auto Mode
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  • The LH window control switch is released (OFF position) and then moved to the DOWN position (first detent) or OTD position (second detent).
  • Note: Delayed accessory feature must be active.
The OTD feature is controlled by the window control switch.

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Condition Possible Sources Action
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  • Fuse(s).
  • Circuitry.
  • LF window control switch.
  • Accessory delay relay.

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Symptom Chart Condition Possible Sources Action
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