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Q: How do i fix my power windows

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I have power windows and had no issues prior but all the sudden stopped working, all four doors

My car has 148000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Be sure you have not activated any interlock (safety switch, often a push button on driver side typically) that will disable individual window activation. A fault such as this is usually due to an electrical failure. If none of the power windows are working, it is possible the whole circuit is dead due to a short circuit that has caused a fuse, or fusible link, to blow or there could be a failed circuit relay or master switch. Whatever the cause, a Mechanic would simply trace the circuit, using the wiring diagram in the Factory Service Manual, find the wiring or device fault that has caused an interruption in power and repair it. If you want these steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

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