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Is the radio some how connected in with a fem on this vehicle

I was checking the windows out i had a problem with them not rolling down or up i could hear a clicking sound which seamed to be coming from the fem now i have no radio or do not hear a clicking sound any more i switched relay 1 with 2 to see if it was possibly the relay since all fuses were good i have clock display on the radio when i push the clock button i checked fuses related the lights do flash omn and off and have been for quite some time i checked the window switch bd and no problems there

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  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2015

    I am pretty good with wiring just have no schematics that i can find

  • Coss Apr 18, 2015

    I have a question; you state " i could hear a clicking sound which seamed to be coming from the fem" What is or what do you mean FEM? I've worked on cars for years and have never heard of a FEM



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The main reason for this concern, especially if the door is used quite often and/or the vehicle has higher mileage is a break in the wiring going from the drivers door to the body. If you access this area by pulling the protective rubber back, shine a flashlight on these wires and look for a break (open circuit). look for shiny spots from the open copper wire. The stress from the door opening and closing is what causes the break and often you will find more than one broken wire. It will usually be a heavier gauge wire that doesn't flex as easily. Good luck, if you need more info, please ask.

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