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How to remove a 330 bmw window meganism

I want to remove my left rear door window mechanism. One end of the window wire is loose and try to fasten again.

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SOURCE: window dropped into rear door panel. How do I remove the panel & repair

the window regulator has failed. the door panel has to be removed first which requires removing the trim piece that is on the grab handle (extremely hard to remove without breaking) there are three of four screws that hold the door panel on. once the door panel is off, the vapor barrier has to be removed. don't tear it, it is there for a reason to keep water out of the vehicle. make sure you reseal it properly with window weld. once the vapor barrier is removed you will need to unclip the window glass from the regulator. i typically will take and break the tab that holds the window. once the window is loose, move the glass all the way to the top of the door. now remove the regulator, swap the motor over, and reassembly. i would recommend taking the vehicle to a bmw dealership, around $650 for the complete repair and the dealership will stand behind their repairs

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: window motor expired.

If you look very closely, the motor does unscrew from the regulator. However, getting the regulator is a bi***. Remove all the bolts to loosen the regulator and carefully work it around towards the biggest opening. The neumatic little hose is bendable, but be careful. Prior to doing this, remove a switch from another door to elimate a faulty switch. The plug comes down from above. You need to stick your hand inside the door well to find it. If you need the regulator too. just go down to the junk yard and practice removing the motor and regulator.

Posted on May 03, 2009

jamie

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SOURCE: BMW 320d E46 2001 rear right hand door window

if you go to the dealer they will copy the mech manule it you ask them as they want you to get frustrated and take it to them
so go on and ask and if all else fails take it to them or goto local parts store like auto zone they can preint it off too
dealer is best bet though

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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SOURCE: bmw 525 4 doors,how to remove rear door outer handle

has to remove the inside panel door and remove the clip inside to open the handle cover then u can see the two nuts and remove them

Posted on Mar 28, 2010

jeffstraton

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SOURCE: 2008 BMW X3, removing the left rear outer door

2004 x3 Rear passenger door handle came off/apart. What are the steps to remove the inner door panel to access the door handle and repair it?

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

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How do I remove the front driver side power window switch on a 2008 Buick Enclave



Armrest Door Pull

Remove Rubber Cover

Remove 10mm *****
The first step is to pry out the plastic trim plate behind the chrome colored door release handle using a small flathead screwdriver.Then remove the 10mm ***** behind the plate using a ratcheting wrench with an extension bar attached.
Next pry out the rubber cover at the bottom of the door pull located in the center of the arm rest. Use a Torx T-25 (star bit) screwdriver to remove the two screws.
Remove Torx T25 Screws

2 T-25 Torx & 1 10mm *****

Pry Up Arm Rest Panel
Use a flathead screwdriver to pry up the rear of the plastic arm rest panel. There is a plastic hook at the front of the panel, so only pry it up from the rear edge.
Lift Rear End First

Plastic Hook At Front of Panel

Power Window Connector
After you lift out the arm rest panel, you'll need to disconnect the power connector for the window and door lock switches.
Push Connector Release Tab

Power Connector Unplugged

Two More T25 Screws
Push on the release tab with a flathead screwdriver and pull out the power window / door lock connector.Use a Torx T25 screwdriver to remove the two screws located below the arm rest panel.
Remove T25 Torx Screws

Outer Edge of Panel

Push In Center of Fastener
Then move to the outer edge of the door panel and locate the two small round fasteners. Use a small screwdriver to pop in the center pins of the two fasteners.
Pull Out Plastic Rivet

Black Plastic Fastener Removed

Remove Lower Fastener
Pull out the two plastic rivet fasteners and set them aside in a safe place.
Pull Panel Away From Door

White Plastic Pop Rivets

Pull Off Sail Panel
Grab the door pull in the arm rest and tug it towards yourself to disengage the pop rivet friction fasteners that hold the panel to the door frame.Move to the top corner of the door panel and pry off the triangular "sail" panel. On some vehicles, the sail panel contains the tweeter speaker.
Lift Panel Off Door Lock

Pull Out Door Pull Cable
Lift the door panel off the door lock button and tilt the top of it out towards yourself.Use a pair of needle nose pliers to gently lift the metal ball at the end of the door opener cable out of the mechanism.
Disconnect the door cable from the back side of the door panel.
Door Pull Cable Removed

Disconnect Power Mirror
Then disconnect the power connector for the side view mirror by lifting up on the release tab. Slide the power connector off the plastic anchor on the metal door frame.
Slide Connector Off Anchor

Unlock Connector

Connector Detached
Look behind the door panel and locate the large wire connector with the pink lever lock. Swing the lever open to unlock the connector and separate it from the socket.


Door Panel Removed

Power Window Motor

10mm Bolts
Now the door panel can be completely removed by lifting it up and off the door frame.To replace the power window motor, remove the 10mm bolts.
Stock OEM Door Speaker

Remove 7mm *****
The stock "OEM" speaker is held in place by a single 7 mm *****. Remove it with a socket and ratcheting wrench.
Pry Off OEM Speaker

Speaker Removed

Disconnect Power Plug
If the speaker is stuck to the door frame, gently pry it off with a small flathead screwdriver.Disconnect the speaker's power plug by pressing the release tab with the small flathead screwdriver.
Fits 5.25", 6.5", 6.75"

Re-installing Door Panel
According to the Crutchfield website, the 2008 to 2012 Chevrolet Malibu's front door speakers can be replaced withaftermarket speakers in the following sizes: 5 1/4", 6 1/2" or 6 3/4" speakers with the use of a bracket.If you'd like to reduce road noise, make your car quieter and also improve the sound from your speakers, I'd recommend applying some Dynamat Sound Deadener on to the metal door frame.
Re-Attach To Anchor

Plug In Power Side View Mirror

Re-Insert Power Connector
To re-install the door panel, first hold the panel close to the door frame before re-connecting the large wire plug. Swing the pink lever closed to lock it in place.Slide the socket for the power side view mirror back on to its anchor and insert the power plug.
Lock Power Connector

Pink Lever Locked

Re-Insert Door Pull Cable Ball
Insert the metal ball at the end of the door opener cable back in to the door handle mechanism.Slide the black plastic cone part of the cable back into the slot in the door opener assembly.
Door Opener Cable Reinstalled

Hang Door Panel On Frame
Gently lower the door panel down on to the edge of the door frame with the door lock switch through the opening at the top.
Line Up White Plastic Fasteners

Push On Sail Panel

Push Door Panel In Place
Move to the bottom of the door panel and line up the white plastic pop rivet fasteners with the holes in the metal door frame.Push all around the door panel to re-insert the pop rivet fasteners.
Re-attach the sail panel at the top corner of the door frame.
Push Panel Flush Against Frame

Insert Side Edge Fasteners

Insert Larger Piece First
Next move to the side edge of the door panel and first re-insert the larger piece of the two fasteners. Then insert the smaller "pin" piece of the fastener into the middle of the larger piece.
Insert Small "Pin" Piece

Install Lower Edge Fastener

Tighten 2 T25 Torx Screws

Re-Attach Power Connector

Insert Front Hook First
Insert and tighten the two Torx T-25 screws located under the arm rest.Re-attach the power connector to the plastic arm rest panel.
First insert the hook at the front of the arm rest panel and then snap the rear end in place.
Pop Arm Rest Panel In Place

Tighten 2 T25 Screws

Replace Rubber Cover
Insert and tighten the two T25 Torx screws into the door pull cup. Then replace the rubber cover over the two screws.
Tighten 10mm Door Handle *****

Replace Door Handle Trim Plate

Malibu Door Panel Replaced
Replace the 10mm ***** that goes above and behind the door opener handle and tighten it. Pop in the plastic trim plate behind the door handle.

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BMW rear left hand side tail light and flasher not working also drivers window not working


The electric window could either be the fuse,switch, or window regulator motor at fault..Sometimes the window motor electric plug can vibrate loose or become loose from door slamming..Also the switch can become loose as well or contamination if you are lucky..You will have to remove door panel to inspect these components..and fuse panel..The light could be a faulty bulb..Check and replace bulb..before involving the signal indicator switch lever...If bulb is at fault go ahead and change bulbs at both rear sides..Do not try to repair signal switch because of air bag..If you can hold down on the turn signal switch and it works the switch is at fault...

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My rear N/S window will not close. I can hear the clicking of the motor but no movement.O/s ok and roof ok.What shall I look for in solving this problem


see the diagram attached and proceed with common sense for troubleshooting use VOM.
1) test the switch for bad contacts or open. 2( motor faulty, 3) lubricates the mechanism 4) tight the wires connector 5) test the fuse6) ground faulty. God bless you
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Window does not lift drivers door


The window regulators in e46s are notorious for failure.
Often, you can fix them with zip ties. Failing that, replacing the regulator is not too hard.
Disconnect the battery before starting to remove the door panel because there is an air bag in the door panel.
Pry up the trim strip starting from the rear. Remove all the screws that hold on the door panel. One of them is hiding beneath the mirror control button. Pry the switch up out of the door to find the screw.
DO NOT connect the battery and turn on the key while the air bag is unplugged.
Once you can see the regulator, you may be able to see where the cable has broken loose from the regulator. You may be able to zip tie it back in place. I did that several years ago on my wife's '04 330 and it is still working.
You can get a window regulator for this car on Amazon.com for $50 or you can get a BMW regulator for $150. Since we know that the BMW part is crappy, the $50 aftermarket part from Amazon might be worth a try.

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Need to put passenger miror on. i need help to show me how to take the door panel off.


Section 01-05: Trim, Interior 1998 Windstar Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 01/22/1999 Trim Panel, Door Front
Removal
  1. Remove door latch cover by prying from top edge and pulling trim free of retaining clips and sliding trim away from latch.
  1. Remove portion of armrest containing door lock switch and window regulator control switch (14529) by pulling straight up.
  1. Remove rear view outside mirror mounting hole cover assembly by prying at top and pulling upward to release double-sided clip.


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    Item Part Number Description 1 23942 Front Door Trim Panel 2 56908-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Right Door 56906-S58 Screw (1 Req'd), Left Door 3 18B978 Radio Speaker Grille Name Plate 4 56911-S58 Screw (1 Req'd) 5 17D720 Cover Assembly Rear View Outside Mirror Mounting Hole
  1. Remove screw attaching front door trim panel (23942) to front door (20124) under switch plate.
  1. Remove two screws located at bottom of front door trim panel.
  1. Disconnect the door lock switch (14028) and window regulator control switch electrical connectors.
  1. Remove door window regulator handle if equipped by unsnapping and pivoting away the handle cover from base to expose retaining screw. Remove screw from the door window regulator handle.
  1. Pull front door trim panel from the top to release hooks from front door .
  1. Remove front door trim panel.
Installation
  1. Replace any bent or damaged fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
Body Side
Removal
  1. Remove door handle retaining clip by sliding a shop towel between handle and door trim. With tension on the cloth, pull one end of the cloth so it slides between the handle and the door trim. If handle does not come out, reverse direction.
  1. Unfasten 13 christmas tree fasteners using double-acting spring-loaded trim removal tool and pull body side trim panel from body side door.
  1. Remove forward and rearward mating sections from under window trim.
Installation
  1. Replace all christmas tree fasteners.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  1. For installation of handle, install clip to handle, then push handle onto shaft to snap in place.


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Back
Removal
  1. Disconnect rear window defroster wires.
  1. Remove the liftgate window garnish moulding as described.
  1. Remove screws attaching liftgate handle to liftgate and liftgate inside trim panel.
  1. Using Rotunda Windshield and Moulding Trim Removal Kit 107-R0401 or equivalent, pry pushpins retaining liftgate trim from the liftgate.
  1. Remove liftgate trim.
Installation
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.


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Just a thought, behind the front bumper are the securing hardware. Bumper needs to be removed so you can access the fasteners.

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Window regulator replacement


Window Regulator, Rear Door, Explorer Removal
  1. Remove the rear door trim panel and watershield. Refer to Section 01-05B .
Trim Panel, Rear Door, Explorer, Hi-Series Four-Door Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the two screws retaining the rear door trim panel (27406) located above the door handle.
  1. Remove trim cup at the door handle using a screwdriver or sharp object. Retention nibs will flex for easy removal.
  1. To remove window regulator switch plate (14524) , use notch located at lower end of plate using a screwdriver to lift and remove.
  1. Remove window regulator switch plate from rear door trim panel pulling wire harness from rear door trim panel .
  1. From bottom of window regulator switch plate , remove two screws and disconnect connector from window regulator control switch (14529) .
  1. At each plastic clip location, pry the rear door trim panel away from the door inner panel using the door trim panel removing tool from Rotunda Moulding/Trim Kit 107-00401 or equivalent.
  1. Remove panel, lift slightly to remove flange at the top of rear door trim panel from trough in the glass weatherstrip. For installation, follow removal procedures in reverse order. Replace any bent, damaged or missing plastic clips on the rear door trim panel to the door inner panel, firmly loading clips into slots provided on rear door trim panel .
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  1. If equipped with power windows, disconnect the wire from the regulator.
  1. Remove the rear door window glass as described in this section.
  1. Remove the window guide, if equipped, (nuts and washers). Remove guide from door belt opening.
  1. Remove three 1/4-inch rivets attaching motor bracket (electric) to inner panel and two 1/4-inch rivets attaching regulator lower bracket to inner panel. Use drift punch to knock out center pins for each rivet. NOTE: Use care not to enlarge sheet metal holes in the door inner panel when drilling.
  1. Using a 1/4-inch diameter drill, drill out the remainder of the rivet.
  1. Remove two upper regulator attaching nuts.
  1. Remove regulator from the front door (20125) .
Installation
  1. Lubricate regulator mechanism with Multi-Purpose Grease D0AZ-19584-AA or equivalent.
  1. Install regulator into access hole in inner panel.
  1. Position regulator using upper regulator studs and tabs on motor mounting bracket (electric) or cup mounting plate (manual).
  1. Install rivets attaching regulator to door inner panel (1/4-20 x 1/2-inch bolt and 1/4-20 nut and washer assemblies or equivalent metric fasteners may be used as alternates).
  1. Install two upper regulator attachment nuts.
  1. Install door glass as outlined under Door Glass Installation.
  1. Adjust glass as outlined under Adjustments .
  1. Reconnect wire to regulator, if equipped.
  1. Check operation of window regulator.
  1. Install door watershield and trim panel. Refer to Section 01-05B .

Apr 11, 2009 | 1994 Ford Explorer Limited

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'88 toyota camry rear window stuck in down position


To get to the Window:

Remove Door Inside Handle:
remove screw, slide the handle forward.
Disconnect the control link and remove the handle.

Remove Door Trim with Inner WeatherStrip:
Remove the two screws from the armrest.
Insert a screwdriver between the trim retainers and the door panel to pry it loose.  Eight hidden fasteners. 1 top left side of door.
1 right side about same height as top of armrest. 1 (each side) about same height as bottom of armrest. 1 on each corner bottom. 1 bottom in middle.  1 on left side between bottom corner and the previous at about lower armrest height...

Remove Service Hole cover.
Remove Door Glass Run.

Remove Division Bar (upper window section divider):
Remove the two screws under the weatherstrip
Remove the bolt.
Pull out the division bar.

Remove the Window Glass:
Place the glass in the door cavity.
Remove the two glass channel mounting bolts.
Remove the window glass by pulling it upwards.

You now have access to the Power Window Regulator; possible replacement of motor etc.

What type of 'things' have you tried for fixing the window and restoring operation?

Jan 22, 2009 | 1988 Toyota Camry

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Window damage


Sounds like the window regulator inside the door has failed. If you feel confident enough remove the door pad and take a look. Alternatively get your local mechanic to take a look for you it is not a major job.

Sep 23, 2008 | 2001 BMW 330

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2004 BMW 330i Car Radio Wire Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Violet/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Brown
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: White
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Yellow/Red
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Orange
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Black/Red
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Orange
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Yellow/Black
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Black/Orange
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/Black
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Black/Orange

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Jul 22, 2008 | 2003 BMW 330

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