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Q: Window controls not working

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The passenger's side window doesn't operate from the controls.

If the windows works from the driver’s window master switch but not at each door, then the problem is in the drivers door switch. If the problem consists of all the switches not working to operate the windows, then it is a wiring issue in the passenger switch or motor. If any of the above symptoms are present with your vehicle, have a certified mechanic inspect the window switch to eliminate any further complications.

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