electrical gremlins are reproducing

Kent McLean kentmclean at mindspring.com
Thu Jan 22 05:20:57 EST 2004

pasquale pilato wrote:
> But during this mess, I did find something
> interesting.  The passenger rear window does not go
> down, not from the driver switch, and not from its
> own.  

It's probably caused by a broken wire in the driver's door 
jamb. Pull back the rubber boot and looked for broken 
wires and cracked insulation.  (Check the wires along the
hinge in the trunk, too; they cause other problems). Another 
odd-ball place to look for an electrical drain is the rear 
cigarette lighter shorting out. 

> Also there is a tube under the back seat, driver
> side that is all twisted and has a hole.  

That could be (at least on the Type 44s) a vent hose for 
the battery.  If not, (now I'm getting out of my league) I 
think the vacuum pump runs the door locks and possibly 
differential lock switch.  If I'm wrong, I'm sure someone 
will correct me.

'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy"

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