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#1 (permalink) Old 04-08-2004, 11:48 PM
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I have a '93 325i and my electric windows squeak badly. The front passenger side goes down very slowly and squeaky very loud but it goes up as fast as normal. My drivers side does the same thing sometimes. The problem is worse when it is wet or cold. If anyone has encountered this problem or knows how to fix it please respond, thanks.
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My driver side window does that. I tried to spray cilicon spray on it, but it still does it. Some one told me that i means that the window motor is going bad.

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Take the door pannel off and grease things up or spray some wd40 on it see how it goes... take a look see if you can find the hold up or squeak... it could be the motor but it just may need to be lubed up.

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You need to grease the bushings that attach to the metal arms of the window. You need to use white lithium grease to lube them.

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