How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask bill Your Own Question
bill, jeep master tech
Category: Jeep
Satisfied Customers: 1553
Experience:  25 years with jeep drivability and electrical expert
Type Your Jeep Question Here...
bill is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Rear windows will not close : yes : front work fine : just

Customer Question

Rear windows will not close
JA: Is this your first time dealing with this issue?
Customer: yes
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: front work fine
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: just trying to find the fuse on a diagrahm
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Jeep Mechanic should know about your Jeep?
Customer: no
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Jeep Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

what is the year and model of your jeep?

but beaware we ONLY use 1 circuit breaker for all the windows on most ALL models

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
2006 Jeep Commander
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

the windows will not operate from ANY switch? or just the master?

your window system is computerized and is wired differently than older hard wired windows,

did BOTH rear windows stop at EXACTLY the same time or at different times?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Same time
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

what about the other question i asked?

do the rear switches work

do you hear ANYTHING from the windows

Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

i am trying to determine if this is a wiring problem OR a switch problem

what is your skill level can you read and follow a wiring diagram?

do you have a test light and a digital volt meter to do some testing?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No I'm thinking it's a fuse problem but I've been trying to find the fuse on diagrams 4 hours and I can't find the fuse on any of the fuse diagrams they have some fuse boxes that don't give diagrams
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

like i said THERE IS NO FUSE it's a fully computerized window system, there is likely a bad switch or broken wire

Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

in a fully computerized system there is a computer in the door that has INTERNAL circuit breakers this eliminating fuses, we have gotten away from a bunch of fuses to protect circuits and allow computers to perform this function, on many areas of the car or truck

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Front window work doors lock OK from the front panel rear windows wont work from the front panel or the back panel
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

when we do use a fuse or in the case of a power lock system or power window system we use 1 circuit breaker tor ALL windows or locks no need or sense in fusing all teh motors when 1 will do just fine,

you're looking at a wiring repair MOST LIKELY

Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

since the fronts work fine that eliminates the master switch since it feeds all the windows front and rear and leaves a broken wire or corroded connector in the body

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  bill replied 4 months ago.

if you have the skills this is LIKELY an ALL LABOR repair and will usually cost between 3 and 4 hours time at the shop you choose, maybe more or less depending on what is actually found, HOWEVER if you do NOT have teh skills to read a wiring diagram or th etools to properly test teh circuitry and make good repairs then it's best to go to a pro

Related Jeep Questions