From digest.v9.n733 Mon Dec 21 13:16:25 1998
From: "Brett Anderson" <bretta_at_bestweb.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 13:30:17 -0500
Subject: Re: window won't close E36 BA
>Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 23:33:59 -0800
>From: Rizvan Malik <rmalik_at_gpu.srv.ualberta.ca>
>Subject: window won't close
> I have a 1992 325is whose driver side window won't close fully. You
>that little feature where when you open the door the window drops 1/2
>inch, well it won't go back that 1/2 inch to close completely. This is
>major pain in the ass because it thinks the door is open and so doesn't
>lock. I think it's probably because of the weather (-30degrees
>and trust me driving around with a window open in this weather is not
>If anybody out there has any clue as to how to fix this problem please
>me know ASAP.
>Thanx Rizvan M.
You answered your own question.
The door doesn't know it is closed.
The microswitch in the door latch assembly is bad. You need a new door
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