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Old 07-06-2004, 03:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone experienced something similar to this...

Electric front windows in my 316i, but I got a flat battery the other day and since then I have had a few wierd probs with the windows...they will open so long as either of the doors is open (driver or passenger) but if everything is shut and i am driving the dont work, electric mirrors work fine etc. its just the windows.

I cant understand it, is there an obvious fix???? it get hot when i drive, and i have to pull over evertime i wanna open the windows

Its just annoying and i wanna fix it all help is very appreciated!

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Old 07-06-2004, 07:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Coupe?

you there is some trick to reset the windows memory of where up is and where down is it may need a referesher.
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Old 07-06-2004, 10:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nah it aint a coupe, its a saloon but only front power windows, its one of the early european e36's (UK spec imported direct from germany)

By trick do you mean, using a gadget or a sequece of stuff like press it up for 5 sec etc?

I read in the haynes manual that pressing each of the buttons upwards for 5 secs it should reset the the windows to normal but didnt do much, my minds baffled....


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ya the button sequence is what i was thinking...

but check wires in the door.
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Child lockout switch activated? Broken wire in door loom? Only things I could think of.
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