1978 Jeep Wagoneer Power Rear Window.

Tiny
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  • 1978 JEEP WAGONEER

Electrical problem
1978 Jeep Wagoneer V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic ALOT miles

When my Dad had the Jeep the window was working fine. Now I cannot get it to do anything. The ONLY power I can find that is hot inside the tailgate is the Red wire with the white stripe.

Frankly I do not care about the rear window defogger or if it ever works again. How can I figure out if one if the solenoid switches went bad, (There appears to be 2). If the motor is bad or if I can bypass the wiring and hook it up so that I can use a new switch up front. The key switch does not operate the window either.

Is there a kit to convert it from Power to Manual? I would prefer that anyway. My cousins who bought the Jeep when it new said that there always seemed to be a short that nobody could find and abandoning it seems o be a good fix for an old vehicle like this one.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

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Sunday, April 5th, 2009 AT 4:14 PM

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Tiny
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I would start at the switch. Check to see if it is getting power. If it is, does it send power out?

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