1997 Cabriolet Electrical Problem?

Old 01-13-2009, 10:18 AM
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Question 1997 Cabriolet Electrical Problem?

Yesterday, when I started up our '97 Cabriolet after work, I noticed that the blower for the heater had stopped working. (I had that "oh... great!" moment).

However, on the way home, I noticed that my blinkers had stopped working as well. And upon further inspection, I noticed that several of the electronics had stopped working.

I checked the fuses when I got home and, as far as I can tell, none of them seem to be blown.

Here are the things that no longer work:

- Heater/Air Blower
- Blinkers (Both right and left)
- Power Windows (Single power window buttons)
- Power Locks
- Power Convertible Roof
- Back Window Defroster Blower
- Fog Lights (I think)
- Windshield Wipers

These are a few things that ARE STILL WORKING:

- Automatic Power Windows in Console (activated before putting the top down)
- Hazard Lights (Both blinkers work here - just not when activated by the turn signal arm)
- Headlights, Brake Lights, Interior Lights
- Radio
- Almost everything else, but I wanted to list these since it may help in diagnosing the issue

Like I said, I checked the fuses, but some of these items seem to be on different circuits, so I think it is more of an issue in the electrical system somewhere.

Does anybody have a good understanding of the Cab electrical system that could help point me in the right direction?

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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