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    Angry electrical problems... they're like buses...

    no sooner do I sit down to type out a post regarding my central locking problems, does my better half walk in and say the drivers electric window won't open. I have checked all the fuses, but they all seem fine.

    I did have the door card off yesterday to fit some components, is there any way I could have blown something or disconnected it when I did these?

    all help much appreciated i feel like banging my head against a wall now...
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    You may have just disconnected the switch when taking off the door card.

    Can you open the passengers window with the switch on the drivers door?

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    yep. passenger window is fine...
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    May not be the switch then, as the switch only has the one plug going to it.

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    yeah thats wat i thought, i don't know if theres fuses inside the switch for each window is there? maybe i've blown one? if so would a new switch from a scrappy fix it?

    the other concern is have i broken it when fitting the components, i.e. are they shorting it out - i dont wanna ruin the components too!
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    You may have disturbed the earth in the door that would control both those items

    Time to take the door card off again to make sure everythings ok
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    ok further to this i have now noticed a low whine for approx 2-3 secs if i have the stereo on and i turn the ignition over. Autosparks - could this be feedback from the components if there is a dodgy earth as you have suggested?
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    Are the components amped up? The noise you say could be from the fuel pump but i'd expect it to also be there while the engines running to

    Unrelated to the window and CDL problem though
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    components are running off the h/u, exactly same setup as in my old 206, not sure why the feedback. noise is definately just when turning ignition on if the stereo was left on when ignition turned off (if that makes sense). I wonder, could it be feedback from the original speaker wiring, is there any built in cross over i mite have missed?

    i'm doubting my own installation skills now, wondering if i mite have chopped into the RCL and EW wires (as i'm having probs with both if you havent seen my other post too) but i don't think i have as i am kinda supposed to be a certificated audio installer from MECP
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