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Unread 06-13-2013, 06:29 PM   #1
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Windows won't go up and down.

So today I lowered my windows to enjoy the breaze. When I went to close them, one closed, but then everything just stopped responding. Don't hear a motor or anything. Swapped the fuze with the blower fuse, to no avail. Going to pull the door panels tonight when I get home and look over the wiring. Is there anything I should look at? Another fuse, some wiring in an odd place etc. I know that the one window I closed caused a sqeak when I was closing it, but figured that was from water in the channel.

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Unread 06-14-2013, 02:20 AM   #2
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Got the panel off the drivers side door but didn't find anything. Will try to get the rest off tomorrow, to burned out now. Checked the wiring in the hinge boots on all the doors, outside of light fraying no breaks on those either. Pulled up the center console and looked over the control module for scorching but nothing there. Will look as best I can in the engine compartment as well, time permitting.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 02:35 AM   #3
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Got the panel off the drivers side door but didn't find anything. Will try to get the rest off tomorrow, to burned out now. Checked the wiring in the hinge boots on all the doors, outside of light fraying no breaks on those either. Pulled up the center console and looked over the control module for scorching but nothing there. Will look as best I can in the engine compartment as well, time permitting.

Most likely suspect is the "switch power window master" which is the main switch panel up front.

You could first swap out the 'relay power window" which sits on the Junction block which is the rear side of the internal fuse panel.

Also try remove this relay and jumper pins 30 and 87 together in the relay socket....this will supply +12 volts to the master window switch...if things now work then it means the power window relay is not being energized by the BCM which would involve some further investigation.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 01:16 PM   #4
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Having a problem finding a diagram for that junction block. All I'm finding is for the outside portion, not for the internal.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 04:37 PM   #5
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Found a diagram. Swapped the relays around but still nothing. Hopefully it's the switch. Called the guys who manage my 4 year 40000 mile extended warranty, and they say I should be covered. So going to try and get her in tomorrow, and hopefully it won't rain along the way.
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Unread 06-15-2013, 01:51 PM   #6
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Got it over in between storms. Bad news is that it was a mouse that had built a nest under the seat. So once again my extended warranty didn't cover it. Sadly she's an outdoor truck. Any recommendations to combat mice, out side of building a garage, would be helpful.
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Unread 06-16-2013, 02:38 AM   #7
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Got it over in between storms. Bad news is that it was a mouse that had built a nest under the seat. So once again my extended warranty didn't cover it. Sadly she's an outdoor truck. Any recommendations to combat mice, out side of building a garage, would be helpful.

You should be able to join the broken/shorted wires up yourself.

And get yourself a cat or two
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