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Old 07-14-2007, 10:21 PM   #1
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Only the drivers side power window works in my 98 SE. None of the other windows. Not on the master control or each individual control. What could it be?
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Does anyone have any ideas??
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The search function is your friend. You will find some possibilities to try that way. I know this has been a common problem for many year models.

Maybe a gearhead can pop in here with suggestions. I have the same problem on my rear window as well...
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I'd start with the same advice that Bill gave you in this thread.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...828&highlight=
Start by checking things at the driver'* door switch. Everything branches out from there.
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Please put your year and trim level in your signature. We HAVE to know what you drive.
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OK, as you can see, I've added a signature. Now that I have the new enginge in, I am just trying to figure out these electrical quirks. I've noticed similar problems, some have other problems with the windows, like power locks. Are these all similiar problems? Is the tech article that I saw authored by Wilren what I need to do?

Also, I noticed that the third brake light wont light up. I've put in a new bulb as well. Could this be related?
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I pulled up the door trim and weather stripping. I see a bundle of wires, but there is no connection for the electrical ground bus. Just straight wires. Where else do I check?

Also, I notice that the drivers side switches are wired to the doore. Does it connect to another wire harness? Will I be able to replace the whole switch?
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Have you measured for power at the door switches?
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Sorry, but my electronics skillis are not that good. I am basically a parts swapper. I figure if I keep changing the suspect parts, I will eventually get them working. I will though get some help from friends with an electronic background. I'll report back with what I find.
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The ground buss will be a rectangular item taped to the wiring harness by the drivers and passenger doors. Find the loom..look for the blob and you got it.
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