power window problems
i have a 2007 silverado 1500, and a couple of months ago my driver side master
switch quit working, passenger window switch would work but the rear windows nor the
driver window would work, i replaced the master switch and still nothing has changed. i
quit driving the truck for about a month or so until the other night and i had a passenger
that rolled down the passenger window and now it will not roll up. i am completely
stumped. i have searched for a fuse but have not had any luck.
My 2500HD duramax had a similar issue. Turned out to be a 50A fuse in the engine bay fuse box (one of the 50A fuses in the row closest to the center).
Did u ever find answers
I'm not sure if you found the problem or not but I have an 07 Silverado that had the same problem. Driver control for Windows stopped working and a buddy of mine found a yellow wire going from the boot in the door to the fuse box that was broke along with a couple either wires. We think the wires are too small and from opening and closing the door it just snapped over time. We fixed the wires and now all the windows work fine. I hope this helps you because I know how crazy it can make you trying to figure it out.
2008 Silverado. Checked 25 amp breaker, good. Used ohm meter checked wire from fuse box to rubber boot coming from truck frame. Good. Checked wire Larger (Red/White) just before it entered door panel. Open circuit. In that rubber boot between frame and door, wire was broken. Made repair, everything fine. cecked wire
I have an 05 silverado and some problem.I checked circuit breaker, rubber boot for broken wire everything is good. I put a test light to the wires that go to the switch. Its getting power but nothing works. Any suggestions??? Passenger window and lock works just fine
Check the rubber boot that goes from the door to the frame. I will bet the yellow wire has a crack or break in it and that is your problem. It is a pain to find and get to but that is what worked for me.
2007 Silverado LTZ 4 door, Drivers side windows don''t work but passenger side windows work fine from the master switch even after replacement. Odd that I have 4.5 volts at the plug to the window motor when the switch is activated even with the new switch and 12 volts to the switch and the window lock-out does not stop the other switches from working although the LED illuminates that it is activated.
2008 Z71 1500 Silverado. Had all the same problems everyone is describing as well as my cruise control not working and the remote start nt working. I read on multiple forums that replacing the 175 amp master fuse, cleaning up and tightening the batter connections, and replacing the grounding wire fixed many problems. I did so and it stopped my charging outlets from blowing fuses everyday and allowed me to use one of the windows thay wasn't working. I'm still having problems with thw remote start and cruise control. I believe the wire going to to master window control and/or module still have to be replaced. Will update...
I have a 2010 Silverado 4 door. The driver side and right rear window worked fine. Both right side windows would go up but not down. After checking and surching for 8 hour, I finally check diver side master switches, took the switch apart, found it had sand in it from a trip we had made to the beach. Cleaned the contacts with a pencil eraser, now works fine
Even though I had 12 volts at the new window switch, I replaced the 25 amp circuit breaker that is BEHIND the fuse box at the drivers edge of the dashboard, the access requires taking off the knee-panel and using a flashlight to see the top of the 1" long silver case sticking out. When I plugged it in it started making a lot of chattering noise and was very hot to touch. I then replaced the Red w/White stripe wire from the door switch to the fuse box and all is working well now.
I just finished fixing the 'drivers door power window not working' problem on my '08 Sierra. As some have said, there were broken wires in the rubber boot between the cab and the door. In my case, the red and white power wire from the fuse panel to the door switch was broken. I also solved my 'power door lock not working in the drivers door' issue.....it too was a broken wire inside the rubber boot. It's definitely a PITA to fix......the whole harness is wrapped and needs to be cut open inside the boot in order to see and repair the problem. This truck has been a nightmare electrically. I had random starting problems a couple of years ago with all sorts of phantom warning lights on the dash and the door locks popping open and closed while driving. It turned out to be bad connections at the battery. I needed to replace the negative and positive battery connectors....the factory ones came loose between the wire and the lead post connector causing all sorts of problems. I'm definitely discouraged with these 'quality parts' issues.
My 2015 2500 diesel window doesn't work. What should I do?
Check the wires in the rubber boots between the door and the cab of the truck. That fixed my problem and by the looks of it fixed other people's problem as well. Once you find the broken wire and fix it you should be fine.
My Silverado 2011 Truck, passenger window not opening from driver side, but will work properly if is open by passenger side, what should i do?
Hello I have a similar problem. passenger window is not working, i have changed almost everything including the switch (driver and passenger) and even the motor but still i can`t manage to make it work. i tested the cable that goes from the switch till the motor and there is continuity but no power. the only thing that i heard is a sort of a "click" that comes frome the switch, nothing more ... any ideas?
my Silverado just went off it won't start or nothing what do u;ll think it is
I have issues with power windows and the power mirror not working. It’s a 2006 Chevy Silverado LT Duramax 3500 4x4. Check all fuses. I see aluminum 25A CB LT DRS. Not sure how to check that. Please help bc of rainy elements. Right window at passenger will not roll up.
We have a 2008 chevy Silverado with rear passenger window stuck in the down position. my 17 yo son said his friend had same issue. He said to rev the engine while trying to roll it up. Did that and it rolled up! Obviously something electrical will be checking the wires, fuses, cables etc as others have described when I get some time tomorrow
we made many test and finally reverse the wire coming from the switch and deduct that is all the switch we have to change ..all the module on your armrest,,,,,,the cost at scrap yard in quebec was 87.00 dollards cad,,,or 287.dollards cad on e,bay....or new part for 425.cad ,,but we was lucky,,problem was the window goes down but not up...so we skin the wire and reverse it ,to give the command with the button on down position to permit the window to have voltage to get it up....and now is fixed....this diagnosis is for qualyfied person,,,,
ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE THE WORST THING IN MECANIC TO RESOLVE AND IF THE DIANOSIS,AREN T THE GOOD,,,YU GONNA SPEND A LOT OF TIME AND MONEY TO CHANGE MANY PATRS FOR NOTHING,,,,SO SOME TIMES IS BETTER TO GO TO THE GARAGE
I have a 2000 Silverado and the passenger side window don’t go up but will go down. When you try and roll the window up it just makes a buzzing noise. Any ideas what that may be?
You may need to replace your switch
I have a 09 Silverado. My back passenger window won't go up. When I push the button for it to go down, I can hear a little click. But when pulling it up nothing. What's an easy fix for this problem?
o8 silverado cant unlock the doors from the driver side nor roll up the passinger side window
I had the same problem. Passenger window would go down but only sometimes go up. None of the rest of the windows would work. I opened up the boot on the drivers door and yep! The yellow wire was broken. Soldered then back together and they all started working. Strange.
This sucks because I don't have a yellow wire and it doesn't appear any of the wires are broken either. Mine is a 2005 Silverado. Passenger window works fine. Drivers window didn't work at all for about a day, the next day got in and it worked. On the way home it stopped and now completely dead again. Iv'e been trying to figure this out all day. I.m pissed
I found my answer to my issue, as I saw from the person with the 2500 Duramax. My issue was resolved the same as his with the 50 Amp fuse in the engine compartment. It also was responsible for my dash lights, turn signals and emergency flashers.
My 08 Siverado had window problems when using the drivers side switches. I took the door panel off and found a clear-ish rubber gasket with a small round metal disc for each window. They all had a green patina on them causing a bad connection. I cleaned and lightly sanded them and the problem went away.
I AM AN IDIOT!!!!!! I read this thread after I had replaced everything on 2 doors of my truck....... 07 2500 hd rear window quit about 6 months ago. Just clicked but did nothing.... driver window quit last week. The regulator and motor are only 75 bucks each so I replaced both of them. NOTHING.... replaced the switches....NOTHING......so I decided to do a little research. Low and behold. The answer was right here.... Cut apart the rubber boot which was a huge pain in the ass!!!!! BAM... 2 wires broke apart.....mine were a red/white and a black.....rigged it back up and the drivers window works perfect....but still no back window.......what are the odds? So I cut the boot on the rear door....I'll be damned there is the red/white and black broke hear also. Now I have windows again. There were a few wires in each boot that had become dry and brittle. Before you do what I did and spend 400 bucks on extra parts. Check the wires
Thx for the advice. After replacing the motor / regulator It was doing the same thing as before. Slow motor speed; almost seemed like it was binding on the rails. After reading this forum, I looked at the wires in the harness running through the door and there it was. The black wire was down to one or two strands. Problem resolved and works like new.
Lost all power to drivers side door....went inside the boot, and the black wire was broken...problem solved.
Same thing here, 08 Silverado. Worked sporadic for a while then quit working all together. Had power to the switch but nothing on the driver's door worked. Pulled the boot loose from cowl and door, poked around and black ground wire broken completely in half. Appreciate others on this site who's comments saved me a lot time.
2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Classic extended cab. This pile has 335k on it. Drivers window goes down great, passenger window stopped going down. At first i could use the driver side control for the passenger and then the passenger switch would work. Now the passenger window doesn't go down at all.. Relay, wires or motor ya think?
SO THIS PAST WEEKEND I HAD MY 03 CHEVY 1500HD OUT. WEATHER WAS NICE SO I HAD THE WINDOWS DOWN. WENT TO ROLL THEM BACK UP AND PASSENGER REAR WINDOW WOULD NOT ROLL UP. I THOUGH MAYBE WINDOW REGULATOR/MOTOR SO I GOT A NEW ONE. PRIOR TO INSTALLING IT I PLUGGED IT IN AND TURNED THE TRUCK ON. RIGHT AWAY IT SENT THE TRACK ALL THE WAY TO THE BOTTOM. LOOKED UP SOME MORE STUFF AND TRIED THE MAIN SWITCH PANEL ON THE DRIVERS DOOR. STILL SAME ISSUE. WHEN I CHECK THE POWER AT THE SWITCH GOING INTO THE MOTOR I HAVE POWER. WHEN I CLICK THE SWITCH IS GOES TO 0. THAT AND THE MOTOR GETS REALLY HOT PLUGGED IN. ANY IDEAS?
I had same problem,neither left hand pwr window would work.I replaced the master switch on the front door;didn't fix it.Itook the back door cover off and found a shorted wire bared,that was the problem!!
Can someone tell me where this "boot" is located?
Open the door, it is between the door and the frame. It is a rubber/plastic cover wrapping around all the wires coming out of the door. I Carefully cut mine open with a sharp razor knife. There are a bunch of small wires in there. Look them over carefully, I found broken ones in 3 of my doors. Solved all my window problems.
I had water get into the cab of my 2008 Sierra. The passenger windows, rear sliding window, power seats, and signal blinkers (hazards work) are not working. I’ve checked fuses, changed 25A circuit breakers, and swapped relays with no luck. Everything was working fine before getting wet so don’t think it’s a broken wire. All the motors to seats and windows work when I apply strait voltage to them. Drivers side window work just fine and you can hear the “click” on the passenger and rear windows when a switch is pressed.
I'm going to check the boot and the wires that you guys are talking about. I have a 2006 Silverado crew cab. Just yesterday the back window stop going up and down. Before I start spending money on switches and regulators and stuff oh, I'm going to check for a broken yellow wire. Thank you guys
Fixed mine. It was the red wires behind the parking brake pannel and the plastic cover that runs along the bottom of the door they got pinched right where the two Shields meet good luck
driver door power window goes up but not down . changed Power switch and window Regulator and it want go down push down and it goes up but not down push up and dose nothing
I have same problems with 2007 classic crew cab. When those wires break how do you check for continuity? The colors of the wires do not match up between the 12 way fuse box connector and the wires from the window/lock switch module.
Does a 20015 Silverado passenger window has to be programmed to the computer to work
Any help would be appreciated. I have A 2008 Chevy Silverado two wheel drive. my windows are all messed up I can row my window down.. I can row my passenger side front window down but can't row it back up both back windows I can't row down the passenger side back window you can roll it down if you're sitting in the back but it will not let me roll the window back up now and I can't figure out how to get it back up and also my cruise control does not work my radio the only speakers that work in the whole truck is my little tweeters. I don't know where to start with even getting the back window back up now
I have a 2011 gmc Sierra 4 door Pick up. The other day my drivers side window stopped working, I can power down the passenger side window and the back windows from the main switch on drivers door. I can power down the passenger door from the passenger side switch as well. I cant power down the back windows from their own switches but I can power them from the drivers door. I did apply power to the drivers side motor wires and the window went down I reversed the power and the window went up so this deletes the motor as being the problem, I also changed the drivers door switch. Does anyone know where my next step would be? I did check the wiring in the boot and it all seemed good. Any help would be appreciated. Also I have tried to find a wiring diagram for a 2011 sierra power window system with no luck.
I answered earlier about taking the drivers side window switch apart and cleaning out the patina that had built up on the small round metal discs as well as the contacts on the circuit board. Add a little dielectric grease afterwards. Well, I found a YT video that shows exactly what I did. Hope it helps you all out. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F1OEEysCV3c
I did take the switch apart and cleaned it and when that did not work I ordered a whole new switch and changed that yesterday and still the same issue
Thank you guys I had same problem and the answer was in the red and white in wire harness in the boot that’s awesome .... Took a picture it’s temporary I’ll have to buy tape but just to reference future help thanks again
O8 Silverado LTZ I found large black wire broken apart in the boot between door and frame but unlike every one else I took apart the covers behind the frame and unplugged the wiring harness from the fuse box then popped out the holder in the frame for the boot then removed the tape easily and slide the boot back on the wires. I then repaired the broken wire taped the harness back together for strength the pulled the boot back in place and retapped it then pulled wire harness back thru cab frame and snapped boot back in plac, I then pulled the harness back into place and reconnected it to the fuse box. Look like it’s from the factory. Work time one hour twenty minutes total!!!!
Guru6BQ4T has the best method to fix!!! Worst part is getting the elec connectors apart. Mine was the red/white wite, but the black and black/white were cracked. I used a butt crimp connector, but I took off the insulation and soldered it - then taped it up.
I have a 2016 Silverado, here is my problem. When I turn my ignition off and pull out my key ALL 4 windows come down! What is it? I cant figure it out. Please help, thank you.
2004 Chevy avalanche. Master driver door switches work great when key is turned on. Start engine and won’t work at all. All other doors work independently
The power window switch itself may not be getting a good connection when pressed. I took off the door panel casing around the switches (Have to unscrew door handle and then use like a thin flat plastic screwdriver to pop the casing off) Inside you will see a clear plastic with metal dots on it. Those metal dots when pressed to power switch allow the windows to work. I cleaned mine off with rubbing alcohol and fine sandpaper. Worked like a charm for about 6 years! Just redid again and this time used spray air to make sure all dust out etc. Works great!
I have tried basically everything from here and it’s still not working my question is how many wires should have power going into the window control unit. I only have one with power, the red/white one that goes into the unit. If there should be more, then maybe I am missing a broken wire somewhere
08 Silverado driver window switch will only work if door is open it’s only the driver switch all others work... I’m guessing the wire in the rubber boot but what do you guys think
Also it still makes a click noise when I push the button