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My power window will not go down. i found a wire a the bottom of the door that needs to be hook back up. i am not sure where to clip it to. help please. avalanche 2003.

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  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    sorry, i had taken the inside cover off the door and found a wire that needs to be hook up some where on the power unit, the wire helps pull down the window. i can hear the motor work and the window moves slightly. I can push the window down and the motor will bring it up. the wire has a small peice of metal on the end of it that looks like it hooks or slides into something. the problem is trying to see through the small holes on the door to see where it hooks up. thanks chuck

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U found a wire, well that is zero help.

  • Chuck Jarvie
    Chuck Jarvie Apr 21, 2014

    Hi, You can take that the plastic off. It might hook up to the buttons on the door which can also come out.

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