non function power window

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Asked by May 09, 2012 at 06:18 PM about the 1998 BMW 3 Series 323i Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Passenger power window on 1998 BMW 323i convertible is not working. Don't know if motor or another component is not working. Door will drift down an inch or 2 and can pull it up and will stay up for awile

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Pop the door panel off. You might find a cable off track. Sounds like the regulator is bad/malfunctioning.

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Thank you Michael. That's what was sort of thinking

You have a faulty window regulator. It is a relativly straight forward repair if you are comfortable removing the door pael with out damaging it. The dealer is the best place to purchase the regulator. There is a foam covering behind the door panel called a vapor barrier is attached to the door body with a tough sticky adhesive. Take care not to destry the vapor barrier by slowly pulling it away from the door body and cutting the adhesive with a razor knife. It will then adhere right back to itself when you have completed your repair. If I can be of further help let me know

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not sure if this applies to your vehicle, but i did an infiniti a few days ago with the same issue. turns out there are voltage amplifiers for the power windows. the driver window amp was in the door, but the rest were in the trunk. removing the amp for the corresponding window corrected the issue, there was no need to actually replace it.

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