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Power mirrors dont work?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by jackwithcorona, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Aug 23, 2010 at 5:50 AM
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    jackwithcorona

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    Hey guys,

    Now my power mirrors worked fine until a month or so ago (havent dealt with it, as I dont ever change them) and now the switch doesnt do anything. Ive tried both mirrors, and nothing. Im assuming that its a broken wire, or a fuse. Can anyone point out where the fuse for the mirrors is, possibly with pictures? I could bring it to the dealership and have them take a look at it, but i really dont feel like wasting a whole day on what could be just a blown fuse. Thanks for any help
     
  2. Aug 23, 2010 at 5:55 AM
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    That will be the ACC fuse located inside the cab fuse box.
     
  3. Aug 23, 2010 at 5:59 AM
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    Other systems connected withn this 7.5 AMP fuse include: Shift lock, clock, cigarette lighter.
     
  4. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    oh so its not the fuse then because all of those still work fine...
     
  5. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    do you think it could be because i did the cig lighter constant on mod?
     
  6. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    I am not familiar with that mod. Can you explain what you did for that mod?
     
  7. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    When did you do the mod?
     
  8. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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    Are you sure the child safety button (or whatever it's called) is not pushed down? It will stop the window(s) from going down.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    im not 100% sure exactly, but I did the mod after they stopped working, now that I think about it. Yeah for sure, they stopped working when I went on vaca, and I did the mod when I got back.


    I would have thought of that, if the problem was my windows, haha... its my mirrors.
     
  10. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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  11. Aug 24, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    oh jeez, theres a weekend project for me... thanks alot Ben
     
  12. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    Well, make it simple. Pull the switch and check for power in the harness. If you have the power there, then check the continuity of the switch. If the switch checks out good then you have a bad ground or connection. Should take less then half an hour to figure out.
     
  13. Aug 24, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    Oh damn, sorry. Read it wrong again, thought it said windows.
     
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