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post #1 of 6 Old 01-02-2013, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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Bypass front window power switch

I was wondering if anyone knew a bypass or workaround for me to roll up the front LH window. I hulked and ripped the switch clear off couple nights ago (it's been finicky for a while). I ordered a new power switch already, but just shipped today and would like to roll up the window so I can drive without having the freezing wind blowing in my face.

I haven't tried anything yet, just putting some feelers out there for one of you electrical whizzes to tell me the best way.

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Remove the switch assembly and place two jumpers. One between pin 2 (white) and 12 (Blue), and another between pin 10 (Black) and 16 (Blue/Black). The window will keep trying to roll up, even after it reaches the top so pull the jumpers when it gets to the top.
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Perfect, I knew someone would know wire color! Thanks for saving me all the time!

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I tried to jump on the outgoing terminal strands directly from the circuit since I have some jumper wires with small alligator clips, and nothing happened. Do I have to jump directly in the wire harness terminal? Looks like I'm headed to Radio Shack.

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Should be able to shove something in the connector. It's been a while since I've pulled that module so I don't remember exactly what the connector looks like.
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Yeah u can put a paper clip or needle in the connector and hook up ur alligator clips to them, and member u need the car in the on position for it to get power.
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