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SharkCar19998

2000? Grand Prix GT WIndows

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SharkCar19998

Im looking at a GPGT on cl for 300. None of the windows or sunroof will close. Have to drive it home in 15 degree weather. WOuld like to fix on the spot when i purchase it. Maybe a fuse? PLease help

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Ringo64

If it's all I would think fuse or wiring. Does the car start and all the rest of the electronics work?

Here's a download for the 2000 GA Owner's Manual to help you out with fuses:

 

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SharkCar19998

Ringo64 its a grand prix, not a grand am. But yes it does run and drive. WHen i buy it she will meet me halfway and i will drive it the rest of the way home. Im thinking a fuse but not sure. I hope thats all it is. 

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Ringo64
6 minutes ago, SharkCar19998 said:

Ringo64 its a grand prix, not a grand am. But yes it does run and drive. WHen i buy it she will meet me halfway and i will drive it the rest of the way home. Im thinking a fuse but not sure. I hope thats all it is. 

Whoops, sorry bout that. We have all owners manuals though from '98 to 2010.

 

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SharkCar19998

IM reading to 2002 GP Manual right now. Thanks!

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Frosty

Fuse would be the first suspect, also look to see if you also have a window relay in the circuit/fuse block. It may also failed. Last thing to consider is the master switch in the driver's door may have gone bad. It that is the case, you will have to replace the entire switch unit. Also look for loose electrical connections along the way as well.

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Last Indian

Shark, I hope for you it's a fuse, but I doubt it! Most likely it's the ignition harness. The door widows and sunroof aren't on the same fuse. The ignition harness is a typical problem in all of GM's late 90's on till they changed to the can-bus wiring system. The GPs ignition harness uses 5 main 12v hot wires. 1 in 4 out. The switch that the harness is molded to is the problem. It has finger contacts , like distributer points, these fingers burn like points do. When they burn bad enough they won't flow 12v any longer. In most cases the only carry millivolts. Most likely you will find more things than just the windows malfunction. Each one of the 4 12v leads feeds a different group of components. The harness cost about $100.

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