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Shabby window motor repacement, radio wont work

Old 06-05-2008, 08:11 PM
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Ok, so I couldnt get the LH side window motor to work with the cords comming from that side of the car so I tapped into the RH side pwr window cords and just ran a line to the other motor (yea I know shabby job, but I live in GA its hot) so both of the window motors work now its just now when i roll down my windows my radio stops working, its weird... as soon as I roll them back up the radio comes back on again, and sometimes when I close the door and open it it comes on/off.... anyone got any ideas how I can correct this? and yea I know I didnt solve the problem with the window motor I just half-assed bypassed it.. my fault...help?
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Old 06-05-2008, 10:30 PM
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You must have door speakers. One of them is grounding out. Check the speaker wires
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Old 06-06-2008, 11:12 AM
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does this happed with both windows being rolled down or one at a time?
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Old 06-06-2008, 12:06 PM
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"fixed" yer windows and messed up the radio huh? After installing for over 10 yrs I really don't know what to tell you other then double check your wiring. Make sure there are no bare wires that could be grounding out and also double check that none of the wiring you did is in the way of the motor or scissors when they go up and down. The idea that it comes and goes when there is something moving(windows or shutting the door) would lead me to believe there is a short somewhere...
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Old 06-06-2008, 07:30 PM
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Yea that makes sense now, i'll check it out thanks guys! I'll tell you how it goes
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Old 06-10-2008, 08:32 AM
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works great now, thanks for the advise!
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