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2005 chevy tahoe drive door no power to switches

Last night worked fine, rained over night, alarm went off this am.
When I turned alarm off to leave this am, the driver door did not unlock.
I used the key to unlock it.
The windows did not open using the driver door switches.
The doors did not unlock using the driver door switch.
I could not adjust the mirrors using the switch on the driver door.
The windows could be opened by using the switch on the other doors and the locks could be unlocked on the other doors by using the passenger unlock switch.

PS this evening after turning off the vehicle and closing the 3 other windows I noticed that the switches on the driver door only are still lit up.

Any ideas??

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Flgators1885 - There is a bundle of wires running through the door harness into the chassis. This group of wires controls all of the drivers door functions. If there is a short due to frayed insulation in one or more wires and or moisture has penetrated the harness or the switch, a dead short could occur, which sounds like your problem as it is unlikely all of the individual switches would fail at the same time. Do a visual inspection for damage to the harness and moisture penetration/ check all fuses /check for power at the switch as it sounds like it has gotten wet. Before taking the door panel off try blowing compressed air over the switch opening in an attempt to remove any moisture present. If could be something as simple as a loose switch connector but the door panel will have to be removed to troubleshoot further.

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