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  1. #1
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    hey all i was changing door pins and bushings when i pulled the door off it twisted and fell pulling the elect. harness tite after i put it back on the interior and door lites won't come on i can't find any cut or broken wires any ideas i checked fuse in cab all okany ideas thanks in advance

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    The insulation stretches, the wire inside doesn't stretch much before it breaks.
    Grant H.
    1995 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 extra cab 4x4 pickup, PMD under bumper, mechanical wastegate, 228,000 miles, rebuilt engine, 4.10 diff, 16 mpg
    1994 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 4x4 suburban "F" VIN #9 resistor, PMD in the bumper, mechanical waste gate, 226,000 miles, Positrac 3.73 diff, 17 mpg highway.
    1982 4x4 shortbed 6.2 Chev 260,000 miles untouched motor 17 MPG 4.27 diff. Best thing I ever owned, 21 years.

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    when doing doors its best to but some kind of stand under the door and get an extra set of hands to help steady the door as you work on it, pull one pin at a time and replace it with new one immediately, i made a similar mistake on previous pickup, best suggestion as to find issue is to use a circuit tester like whats on a digital multimeter to check for broken connections.

    best of luck
    Kevin K. Nor-Cal Redneck
    '98 Chevy K3500 Dually Cowboy Cadilliac,VIN "F" L65 6.5TD, , 2" body lift, FSD Heat Sync, FLIGHT SYSTEMS upgraded D-TECH PMD,#9 pmd resistor, 6' extension harness, home-made redneck intake,3" stright stainles exaust with faux cat, upgraded and rebuilt 4l80eod,4.11 posi, 13-15 mpg at 55-60mph. Other goodies, Cobra 25-LX Cb radio with 8 foot whip, Rawson-Koenig Steel Tool box.

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    I actually found the easiest way to replace the pins on your own is to take off the front fender. You can leave the door shut and disconnect the wires then drive out the pins. Then you can open the door with the handle and gently lower it to replace the bushings. After that you just hold the door back in place and let it latch so your hands will be free to put it all back together. I found that out because I replaced both passenger doors, fender, and hood after being hit by a semi truck.

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