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Old 06-04-2011, 03:40 PM   #1
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Tailgate window 20A CB?

Probably a dumb question, but where the hell is the 20A CB for the tailgate window. Book says by the starter relay (Solenoid?).

What the hell does it look like?

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Might be a fuseable link near the relay....should be on the same side as the battery is on.
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Old 06-04-2011, 04:54 PM   #3
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Might be a fuseable link near the relay....should be on the same side as the battery is on.
That's what I though...
Book says circuit breaker, different than a fuseable link, a CB is resettable.

I looked all around the Starter Relay (Solenoid)...Don't see anything that looks like it could be a circuit breaker.

Like I said...

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So....nobody else knows either?....
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Book says by the starter relay (Solenoid?).
Which book is this? If there is indeed a circuit breaker, it'd be located in the fuse panel with the rest of the fuses.
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my 84 has 2 in the fuse panel , looks like a big silver fuse all metal
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Which book is this? If there is indeed a circuit breaker, it'd be located in the fuse panel with the rest of the fuses.
Chiltons....

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my 84 has 2 in the fuse panel , looks like a big silver fuse all metal
Are these resettable like other circuit breakers?

Thanks for the help...

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Are these resettable like other circuit breakers?

Thanks for the help...

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Don't believe so. You can do a continuity test with a tester or certain voltmeters to tell if its bad

my power window went out for a bit , just made a click from the motor. everything tested ok. just oiled/greased the regulator arms and it's working - also check the latches and make sure they are engaged properly b/c of the safety switch (mine was bypassed already)
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Are these resettable like other circuit breakers?

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Which book is this? If there is indeed a circuit breaker, it'd be located in the fuse panel with the rest of the fuses.
if it is saying near the starter relay. that sounds like an inline fusible link ( looks like a chunk of wire with xtra heatshrink
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if it is saying near the starter relay. that sounds like an inline fusible link ( looks like a chunk of wire with xtra heatshrink
If it is a fusible link the book is referring to, then it shouldn't call it a breaker.

Fusible links are a 1-shot only deal. If it melts, it has to be replaced. Breakers are resettable.
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Yeah but being a Ford Parts guy it could be called anything.....haha
Ie dipstick is called an indicator.
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my 84 has 2 in the fuse panel , looks like a big silver fuse all metal
I believe that after 81; the TG window motor circuit has what you have and;
"...One important thing to note here, is that the power supplies are fed from 2 different points. The dash switch 12 volt feed is from the ignition on/off power source - and feeds into the switch via a separate 30A breaker in the fuse panel from the key switch assembly, which gets its source from an UN-SWITCHED source. It is fed from another 30A breaker in the fuse panel..."

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for 78-79..81...see this info & diagrams by MIL1ION
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The 78-79 TG ckt included a 20 a Circuit Breaker @ starter relay & receives 12 v from Ignition Switch; whereas later years don't have the CB there; it is of course in the Fuse Panel or have 2 fuses in the panel; & Relay Location in 78-79; for the 78-9 People, for us, it is quite easy, under the dash behind the instrument cluster, there is a relay, that relay is to run the main constant power for the rear window when the key is on, by origin at FSB; Relay Location in 78-79; Behind the guage/speedo is a relay that powers the inside switch, check it, by Zebrafive at FSB; In other years after 82, there are 2 seperate power sources & 2 fuses/circuit breakers for positive. 1 for each switch. The same 2 wires are used throughout for both up & down (Polarity is reversed by the switches). by ElKabong (Ken, El Kabong) at FSB
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:59 PM   #13
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78 and 79 had a breaker mounted on the batt. side of the starter solinoild. i think that in the early 80-86 the relay was mounted behind the the instrument gauge panel on the left side just above the wiper switch.
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