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2001 BMW 330i Question: power windows issue



normanchapa, Spring, TX, July 20, 2009, 10:02

loud screeching/glass broken noise. one side opens and closes with noise. other side opens but won't close, have to manually raise it. Is it regulator or motor?

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  • Answer #1

    July 20, 2009, 13:43

    In these cases, it's almost always a problem with the regulator. Problems with the motors are more uncommon. The labor to replace is very similar, though. If it's a problem with the motor, you will be out the additional part cost.

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    Visitor, June 04, 2010, 11:51

    These cars have a little plastic guide that breaks and sometimes causes the window to exhibit these problems.

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  • Answer #3

    Visitor, September 14, 2010, 20:37

    I just experienced this problem a week ago, it was a pulley that was broken.

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