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Chris (aka- Moose), Cadillac Technician
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I am having a similar issue with my 05 sts and have

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I am having a similar issue with my 05 sts and have pinpointed the issue but am unclear about the sulution do u have a minute?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The driver door controls went out and I had a blown fuse but everything works untill I plugged the door speaker back in and it smoked and sizzled so I believe that I had a short to ground could you clear up what those 5 door speaker wires are and what's supposed to be hot and what wires shouldn't be live....
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Remember that it is not the driver door switch or module because everything works until I plug the speaker back in....
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Welcome I'm Chris aka Moose

The power and ground to the speaker is minimal, it should not cause a short to make smoke and sizzle noise. You more than likely have a wire short on more than one wire inside the door jam to blame. Can you check that? If you still need a wire diagram let me know.

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Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if you could send the wire diagram of the driver door
that may help.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

I have to send diagrams through an additional service offer, so they are not on an open forum. Sending that invite now.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm expected to pay 12 more dollars for the original requested for a wire diagram?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

You selected the lowest question value. Sorry yes, there is a fee for diagrams. I have to pay for them, and have to re cooperate that cost to share them. The website does not compensate the experts since we are not employees.

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