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Bmw 2002x5 my driver side window is not working do i need to replace the regulator or the motor ???as there is a price difference for the part of about 50 pounds

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You will have to check the voltage of the motor.With the window switch depressed check the voltage at motor.It should give 12 volts.If there is no voltage, then its motor causing the problem.But if there is proper voltage, then its regular causing the problem.Also check and confirm, the window switch is receiving the voltage and switch wirings are intact and not getting loose.In the regulator there are metal brackets, they tend to get bend and this blocks the motor from running.So check the brackets too.If they are bent, then get it straightened.-------------If the regulator checked faulty,worn out bent ten it has to be replaced.-----------

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Regulators go out all the time motors almost never if you hit the open and close button can you hear the motor it might be just a brief click and the regulator is binding it.if you replace the regulator make sure to replace the plastic window supports that hold the window to the regulator as they are known to fail as well

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