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Power windows not working

A few years ago one of my windows stopped working, and eventually (after a month or so) it came back to life. Over time, all of the windows would occasionally stop working and then work again. This has gone on for at least 2 years and I would just deal with it, but now only one of them is working and the rest have been non-functioning for about 8 or so months. I don't know if its a fuse problem because the windows would stop working and eventually start again. If it was fuse-related, wouldn't it stop and never work again? It makes no sense, help!

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Remove the door panel on a non working window and at the window motor hook a multimeter to each of the 2 wires then try it at the master switch. IT should be 12V. You can also try hooking it to a battery one way is up the other is down. Usually if it is an intermittent power window it is caused by broken wires inside the drivers door flexible rubber between door and interior.

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