Door window switch electrical connector

Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 26th 2020, 10:28pm

How do you get it off?
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby sixsix » August 26th 2020, 10:44pm

What is the caption on your Robot Avatar?


AstroOafAdventurer wrote:How do you get it off?


That's all you got? - are you serious?

LOL, haha, push the other color, bend the tab, then pull up on the other side...
- hold the blue bar down , then pull the gray...

- I dunno - a pic might help - GM was real evil that way ... huh?
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... Anyone that condones the actions of the American People during the Storming of the Capitol are as complicit as the Assholes themselves.
But no way does this let the Democrats or the MSM off the Hook.

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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 26th 2020, 11:52pm

sixsix wrote:What is the caption on your Robot Avatar?


AstroOafAdventurer wrote:How do you get it off?


That's all you got? - are you serious?

LOL, haha, push the other color, bend the tab, then pull up on the other side...
- hold the blue bar down , then pull the gray...

- I dunno - a pic might help - GM was real evil that way ... huh?


Are you not familiar with Bender from Futurama?! He's always saying bite my shiny metal ___...

Yes, that's all I got, if you know how the connector disconnects you shouldn't need anymore! lol
I'll mess with it more tomorrow and take a pic, it's not one of the 100s of varieties of OE style connectors I've come across...
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 12:43am

Mmm... Flavor...

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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby sixsix » August 27th 2020, 12:49am

AstroOafAdventurer wrote:How do you get it off?


Well, on the Gen I, there is a Blue 1/2-5/8" knob that sort of unscrews on both the Drvr. and Pass. sides.
Then the conn. is pulled off - possibly with help from a small screwdriver.

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1309 Drvr Int-Armrest-Brkt
Also the (2) conns. on the back of the Trim Plate for Windows & Locks.

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1310 Drvr Int-Elecs Conns
Closeup of the conns. again - the lock conn. ( on the Left ) has no Blue knob.

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1708 Pass Dr trim plate 2
Shows the pin studs used on the Drvr. sd. shown held below the Pass. Dr. Trim Plate.
The Pass. Trim Plate Window conn. is smaller as it only has 1 window to control.


Anyone have the Gen II info to match ?
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby sixsix » August 27th 2020, 4:05am

Oh yeah, the show with the chick w/ one big eye in the middle of her forehead.
no no...
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 5:46am

Yup, that's the one, by the same guy that did the Simpsons, Matt Groening.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby BirdshakeBirdshake is online! » August 27th 2020, 5:55am

I guess you’ve removed the panel and trying to get the switch out to replace it. There’s a tab locking the connector to the switch you press that down with a flat head and you can pull the connector out. Then there’s two tabs on each side of the switch where a little flat head can pry one side out and the switch will pop out.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 3:36pm

Thanks, upon further inspection today I saw the releases and get them out. Yesterday I was in window motor mode and didn't look too hard at it.
I took the switch out, removed the PCB, and all the contacts parts under it have twisted metal tabs and plastic rivets. I'm not going further than the PCB.
Hopefully taking it apart/putting it back together helps, I've had success with that procedure several times lol

Update: initial results are promising, it auto rolled down and up several times no problem. The PCB is retained by bent tabs as well which are also the contact points for the switches. Replacing the PCB I bent the tabs in such a way to contact better.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby MechBob » August 27th 2020, 4:03pm

Yep the newer stuff is usually not repairable.Not like Bosch and american made switches of older days.I have cleaned these switches before and had one last almost 2 more years.Sprayed it out with contact cleaner,blew out with air and lubed with spray white lube.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 4:26pm

Got that right, another reason I like older vehicles.
I'm going to say it's fixed for now, just got back from an errand and the window worked at will, my will, not the switches.

The PCB has a relay and a small microchip and a variety of other components. I'm guessing the microchip controls the auto down function. The switch body has plenty of space, think I'll keep an eye out for a cheap used unit and see if I can make the passenger window auto down too.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby MechBob » August 27th 2020, 4:32pm

A new switch is 17 dollars,delivered.They really are not worth messing with now that they are reproducing them again.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 5:07pm

I found them for $26ish, wasn't the cost, it was Amazon didn't have anything that would get here this month.
I'm fine with spending 20 minutes to save 20+ bucks, plus I like taking things apart.
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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

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Re: Door window switch electrical connector

Postby AstroOafAdventurer [OP] » August 27th 2020, 8:47pm

D'OH! When I put it back together I didn't notice the lock slide switch was upside down...
FYI, it doesn't quite work the same.
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