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Similar problem...wiring bent/broken. (archive)

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Posted by Tom S. on September 24, 1999 at 15:19:38:

In Reply to: 92 Wagon Rear Window posted by Nick on September 19, 1999 at 19:36:31:

My problem is the tailgate works fine, but the window portion will not release. The problem seems to be the takes a severe bend near the tailgate hinge...this crimp with age seems to make the wire break...fix is probably to replace a wire inside this small wire bundle in this area. Looks to be a real pain in the butt so I am presently "living" with this imperfection until I become "inspired" to do something about it. For a while the window would release only when the tailgate was UP...but this was probably due to the wires making temporary contact. Best of luck with yours.

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