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April 6, 2009, 7:50 pm

Roland R
 

Question: No power to wipers or switch, AC/heat fan controls, radio

No power to wipers or switch, AC/heat fan controls, radio and power antennae quit, fuses look good, where should I look next. I checked also the firewall junction box, it too looks good. I think the grounds are good, seats and windows are all OK. Thanks in advance.


April 8, 2009, 10:46 pm

Elizabeth K
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Unfortunately, I cannot find a wiring diagram for a vehicle that old. You will probably be able to find one in a paper manual. Without it, I would have to guess that back then the switches were supplying power, not ground, although I'm reluctant to make that assumption. Did you check the relays? If there is no power to the wiper switch, is there power at the fuse panel? With that many related components down I would suspect a relay box, or a ground. What do you mean you think the grounds are good? Did you check them? Get your hands on a wiring diagram, that will tell you what you need to know.


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