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Power window and door locks on drivers door are not operating. There is a clicking sound by fuse box when you push down button but they will not operate

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Either your lock and window motors went out at the same time or you may have broken wires in the door harness inside that rubbe sheath you see in the door jamb by the hinges you will have to remove the sheath to check

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If the relay is replaced - and/or tested good, You will need to remove the offending door's panel and verify the motor is getting 12VDC when you press the button for it to go down.

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Click HERE for a PDF version of your owners manual

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