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New here and and about to break my Windows on my 97 Dodge Ram 1500

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Old 04-19-2019, 04:51 AM
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The ABS, Brake and another light are on constantly. No A/C, heat, defrost or power windows. Can't figure out what the problem is. I checked all the wires and haven't found any damage. Checked/replaced fuses. It's getting hot and I need my windows to work. A/C worked before this happened.
 
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:28 AM
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You have more than one problem.

Does your heater blower motor run?

Do you have power for the windows at the switch? (they are on an automatic circuit breaker.)
 
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Old 04-19-2019, 02:43 PM
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Double check fuse 2 in the PDC, 40A fuse. Both the power windows and the blower get power from there.
 
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Old 04-19-2019, 05:35 PM
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You have more than one problem.

Does your heater blower motor run?

Do you have power for the windows at the switch? (they are on an automatic circuit breaker.)
No power to either. I moved my steering wheel down and they went off for second and then came back on..I remember watching a video on YouTube that the mechanic said it was a wire that pulled out of the box. Didn't show where the box was located or how he repaired the wire.
 

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Old 04-19-2019, 07:17 PM
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That would be in the steering column itself. Gotta pull the covers off, and check on the back of the ignition switch, etc. I think the clamshells are held together with 'security torx' screws though.... (torx with a post in the center.)
 
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That would be in the steering column itself. Gotta pull the covers off, and check on the back of the ignition switch, etc. I think the clamshells are held together with 'security torx' screws though.... (torx with a post in the center.)
Not the outside shell at least mine aren't
 
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Not the outside shell at least mine aren't
Yeah, it seems some are, and some aren't....... Dodge got confused? Again?? At least they are consistently inconsistent.......
 
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Yeah, it seems some are, and some aren't....... Dodge got confused? Again?? At least they are consistently inconsistent.......
Yeah I thought I was screwed, my screwdriver wouldn't fit (once where you insert the bits) turns out it was just a regular torx bit
 
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Originally Posted by HeyYou View Post
That would be in the steering column itself. Gotta pull the covers off, and check on the back of the ignition switch, etc. I think the clamshells are held together with 'security torx' screws though.... (torx with a post in the center.)
Ok. Will look into this in the next couple days and let you know what I find. I have work this weekend. Tysm for all the information😊
 

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