I soldered the wires and was back in business in under thirty minutes and another thirty minutes to figure out how to get the boot back on. If you see movement, the regulator is usually at fault. Heavy duty connectors are installed allowing doors to be removed. The best part about this wiring harness is that it does come out. It solved the problem along with a few other gremlins. Grab each wire and diode isolate. Side note: these wires mysteriously broke over the last couple of weeks during some of Chicago's coldest winter days multiple zero degree days.
Here we'll go into details on the newer computer controlled power window circuitry. I opened the door, pulled back the rubber wiring boot, and there was the problem. And then wrap the wires, once repaired, with electrical tape to protect them. It will flex there until the wire breaks. He said they had to repair the wire harness going into the drivers door. Make sure you secure any extra wire inside the door where the window regulator won't grab it and tear it out. Wires break most often in the hinge area of the door.
I found the disconnected wire red and black I spliced it back together. Unlike other kits, you do not have to assemble 26 wires into their respective connector blocks for the main switch. I had the same problem with the black wire being completely cut. I will let you know what I find when I get a chance to do this. I took the boot off the passenger side door and found one of the wires cut. Front passenger door not detected. Thanks for saving me a fortune.
I fixed them on the drivers side, and the mirrors and the locks now work. Toggle the window switch up and down. Second: Power window motors only have two wires. If you have a cable operated regulator, replace the entire regulator. Tom 'oljeep' Collins Fsj Wiring Page, size: 800 x 600 px, source: oljeep.
Thank you so much for posting this solution. I am going to try to replace the switch. If the meter reading toggles between +12 volts and -12volts, the switch is good. All of them are negative trigger. I had wires break in both front doors. Using template, drill holes and modify carrier panel to fit new motor and regulator assemblies. I simply spliced it back together, soldered the connection, taped over, and reinstalled the boot.
This system widely used today employs ripple counters to detect when the power window motor stops turning. We had to cut the protective boot off to access those wires so we could repair them. I thought I got Armor-all in the switch, so I bought electrical contact cleaner and tried to clean the switch. The car is behaving as if the door is open when it is shut. Door panels are removed Inner carrier panel is removed.
This will control door lock, unlock, arm, disarm, dome light supervision and more. Same thing with my 2004 Grand Cherokee. The repair cost us twelve dollars for the parts to fix an error on Jeep's part! Not only do I answer questions I do a lot of reading of answers that might aid my family and friends and educate myself in the process. It was a little awkward to work with, but I made due with needle nosed pliers, electrical tape, and a knife to clean the plastic casings off the wires to splice them together. Since that door is used most often, those are the wires most likely to break due to the constant flexing.
Plug wiring into the mauin switch and run through dash and into the doors. Looking for details regarding Electrical Wiring Diagram Jeep Cherokee? If you look where the door connects to the body of the Jeep itself while the door is open, of course you will see a protective boot going from the side of the door to the side of the lower dash. I love this website and those who maintain it. I found it was a wiring issue in the door. Its an easy fix just remove the door panel and check it out. That would have been a horrible investment since it would not eliminate my issue.
I had to cut the boot. Then it is either the master switch, the window regulator you would hear the motor trying to work or the motor itself. Part of our wiring diagram program covered here on this channel. As soon as I opened the boot the problem was staring me in the face. Passenger window not working Most vehicles have a lockout switch on the master switch to prevent passenger windows from opening if the driver locks them out.