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I believe that my windows switches dont work cause of a ground wire to my electric windows. i can hot wire them down and up, but they dont work without doing that. maybe if i could print out a wiring diagram for my electric windows i could fix my problem.

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Check fuses and relays check for power at main switch control
the motors are just reverse polarity so one way up the other way down

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  • Andrew May 07, 2011

    first your windows will use a fuse not a relay. since you only have power when window switch is activated a relay is over kill and unnecessary. get a volt meter or a test light. connect to each side of switch and see if theres power. if so, switch is bad. if not run wires back to ground and lead to fuse. usually located under dash on driver side.

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