Q: hatch wiper blinker lights

asked by on

I bought my GMC Terrain used and 1,000 miles. After a bumper to bumper accident several thing stopped working. First the rear hatch stopped opening. The wiper on it also stopped working along with the front right blinker, left rear blinker and brake light plus the interior outlets and the red lighting around the drive controls. I went to the dealership and paid them to do a diagnostic on the truck. They told me it needed a Body Control Device. So I had them install it, and it didn't fix a thing. So now I'm back to where I started. Do you know what might be wrong? Thank you.

Hello. It is possible that the wiring somewhere in your truck is causing this problem. It may be that wiring was damaged during the accident or during the repairs. It is likely that a section of your vehicle’s wiring harness has damaged wires and that is why repairing the body control module didn’t fix the problem. I would suggest informing your insurance company of the problems you are experiencing with the vehicle and allow them to advise you of your next steps. If you would like a second opinion from an independent mechanic, contact a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic to diagnose your electrical issues.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. hatch wiper blinker lights

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Excessive oil loss with P0013 Camshaft OCV error code.

Your mention of the dealer putting in a cheap seal make me wonder if you had work done previously to the vehicle. These models have timing chains that tend to stretch as they wear and cause check engine lights, poor...

Q: I have a 2013 Yukon Denali hybrid Is there a function to lock the gas tank?

Hi Stephanie. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, there is no locking mechanism on the gas tank cover of the Yukon. Believe it or not, it's quite common for gas caps covers to not be locked. GMC might offer a...

Q: Put my GMC into gear and when I give it gas it just wines and won't move.

Hi there. Check the clutch to see if it is slipping. When a clutch slips, the engine will continue to operate but the transmission will not drive under a load. If the clutch is new and the noise is still...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...