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Glue windows Have a 328is 1997 BMW... window was broken off tracks, just got it put back on tracks and brand new regulator. the dealership is saying there is to much glue holding the "feet" and the actual window. that over glue causes it to pop, is this correct? what problems could go wrong if they regule the window and window feet?

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The glass in the door window is not normally glued in the regulator track but is pressed in the rubber with the use of soap which dries out and that means that the pressure of the metal is what holds the glass in place. There will be difficulties if the window guides are incorrectly adjusted and the glass is allowed to go up an angle instead of straight up.. Normally the track at the back of the door is fixed and the front track is adjustable to hold the glass correctly

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after the door panel is removed remove the 2 10mm bolts that hold the window to the regulator. then you will be able to slide the glass out of the door. once the glass is out of the door use a paint marker and trace around where the broken plastic peace is that you need to change. then remove and expoy the new in place

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Is it the kind where a bolt goes through the regualtor into that "clip"? If so, they are usually part of the glass and you would need a window to get them. I can tell you that if I worked in a glass shop then I would keep the old ones laying around just for such an emergency.

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