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I have a bmw 316 I se ( e46) the front drivers side electric window has gone down 3in and won't go down or up other windows are fine what could be wrong?

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Start simple. Get some alcohol and clean around the button. If the motor makes any noise then the motor is probably good. It is possible the window could be off the track which would entail removing the inner door panel. Try watching YouTube videos:
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Hi Ethel101
I think that what has happened with your vehicle, is that the master (driver control) switch has become defective....If you have a friend who is good with electronics you may be able to ask for help in getting it fixed....otherwise a new unit is needed.

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Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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SOURCE: electric window on my e46

Get some spray silicone (Kragen auto & others) and really soak the channels the window runs in, this should free it up.

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SOURCE: I have problem; bmw e46 2000 model rear electric windows fuse-ok

i had the same problem. when you press the close/open button can you hear clicking noise under the pannel? if yes, you will hawe to chenge the relay. only place to get it is from this site: http://www.bmwgm5.com/GM5_FW_Relays.htm

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Fuse is blown. Replace fuse for the said windows.

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SOURCE: 1996 nissan pathfinder driver side window won't go up and down

does it click or grind when pushing window button if so the window lift track may need replaced, if there are no sounds then disconnect the wires from the lift motor and with the ignition on so power is sent to switch, push button and check wires to 12 volts dc. If no power I would replace the driver side switch after checking the wires for defects. If there is power then I would re-install wires to motor after turning off key and try button again with power on. replace motor if it doesn't work.

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