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Old 12-25-2013, 12:11 PM   #1
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Rear Window

I noticed that there isn't even a rear defrost option for my car. The back window does have the wiring integrated into the window for a defrost, but there isn't a button for it up in the front on the knob. Does this mean that the rear wiper and defrost was never installed since there isn't even a wiring harness and hose to connect to the back (that I can find at least)?

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Old 12-25-2013, 12:18 PM   #2
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What year do you have? From pg. 294 of the 2013 owner's manual:

The rear window defroster button is located on
the bottom right-side of the blower control knob.
Press this button to turn on the rear window defroster.
An indicator in the button will illuminate when the rear
window defroster is on. The rear window defroster
automatically turns off after approximately 10 minutes.
For an additional five minutes of operation, press the
button a second time.

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Old 12-25-2013, 12:25 PM   #3
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First, it isn't a car. Second, I'm guessing that you have a pre-owned Jeep. It probably didn't come from the factory with the hard top and was added by the PO. You can purchase the wire harness and switch.
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:15 PM   #4
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Does the rear wiper work?
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Old 12-25-2013, 09:36 PM   #5
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Idk, it's not plugged in because there is no wire. I'm pretty sure the daggo66 was right and that it originally came with a soft top.
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ok...definition of car

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First, it isn't a car. Second, I'm guessing that you have a pre-owned Jeep. It probably didn't come from the factory with the hard top and was added by the PO. You can purchase the wire harness and switch.


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car
kär/
noun

noun: car; plural noun: cars
  1. 1.
    a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people.



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Old 12-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #8
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Accepted term on the Wranger forum: JEEP

It has been widely posted that a cute little kitten dies whenever someone calls a Jeep a car. Now I'm not much of a cat fan but I still call a Jeep a Jeep.

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