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THE POWER WINDOWS ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF MY 99 EUROVAN CAMPER DO NOT OPERATE. THE WINDOW ON PASSENGER SIDE OPERATES NORMALLY FROM PASSENGER SIDE, BUT WILL ONLY GO DOWN WHEN ATTEMPT MADE TO OPERATE IT FROM DRIVER'S SIDE. FUSES SEEM OK AND ALL OTHER SYSTEMS OPERATE I had the same problem and thanks to John's reply, I was able to locate and quickly repair the 1 broken and 3 chaffed wires. Thank you John.

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Sounds like you either have a short in the wires in the drivers side window switch, or the window switch itself needs to be replaced. Note that not just the 1 switch needs to be replaced but the whole switch module.

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THE POWER WINDOWS ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE OF MY 99 EUROVAN CAMPER DO NOT OPERATE. THE WINDOW ON PASSENGER SIDE OPERATES NORMALLY FROM PASSENGER SIDE, BUT WILL ONLY GO DOWN WHEN ATTEMPT MADE TO OPERATE IT FROM...


This is essentially correct. A common problem with earlier models of Eurovans is the wiring through the door boot. Check this first as the wires tend to become brittle and break. This can save you alot of hassle in getting the door panel off and inspecting the motor mechanism. A good sign is if when you press the window switch you hear a little "click" in the right front of the dash. That is the window relay engaging. Power is getting to that point in the circuit but can't make it back through to the door.
Mike

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