How to repair or replace sunvisor
Taping the 2 wires together is shorting them out and blowing the fuse, so disconnect them.
Now let me start off by telling you that I do not know anything about your particular vehicle, but I cant see it being much different from others, so lets see what I can do to help.
Obviously the 2 wires fed power to something electrical in the visor and I am guessing there is a mirror light fitted to it. Is there anything else electrical fitted to the visor? A controller button for example.
If you still have the ripped out visor open it up with a craft knife to see where the wires went to. Try reattaching the wires (make sure you connect same colors) to where they were ripped off and see if that makes everything work again.....no need to attach the visor into place, just testing the wiring for now.
If everything works again, then the problem will be that the wiring and what it connects to in the visor is part of the circuit and needs to be attached for everything to work without some major re-wiring. The easiest way is to get a replacement from a scrap or salvage yard as I guess a new one from Buick is very costly, if still available. The other route is to fully remove the electrical wires and connectors from the cut open visor, reattach to the 2 wires and try to tidy up the work as best you can.
Now for the bad news..... If when you tried connecting the 2 wires to the cut open visor nothing worked as it should, then either the visor was damaged when ripped out, in which case you will need to check out with a replacement one, or (and here is the really bad news) the wiring left behind (the 2 that you taped together) is damaged further into the loom and that is where the problem is. Exactly where, I do not know. It is also possible that taping the 2 wires together damaged something else, but don't beat yourself up about that as most people, myself included would probably have done the same thing.
Let me know if I have been of any help and good luck with it all.
Sep 30, 2015 |
2003 Buick Rendezvous