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1998 gran cherokee power failure in driver side

Power windows, mirrors and locking mechinsm in drivers door just quit working all of a sudden.

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    I have the same problem with my 97zj, did you over come the trouble and how???

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Get a New LED Flashlight and Hold it Behind the Fuses to check them for a Blown Fuse First. There is a Fuse box inside the Jeep and a Fuse Relay Box Under the Hood. Under the Hood also Check the Fuses, If the Fuses are all Good, Then look for a Relay Box in the Box under the Hood. There should be a Relay for PW, PL, Inside this Box. Just Replace the Relays and they Should Work. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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Try disconnecting the drivers door module (the box containing the window and mirror switchgear) then reconnecting it. This sometimes brings them back to life. From memory I think you need to remove the drivers door trim (watch out: fragile, expensive and several hidden screws) to get to the back of the module or to remove. If this dosen't help check the wiring to the door (this normally dosen't cause a problem). If still no luck module replacement is probably required. I know this sucks especially as the modules were about £300 when I worked for a jeep dealer 2 years ago but they are electronic modules not just switches. Although a second hand module SHOULD work as they don't require coding to the vehicle unlike newer vehicles.

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