1988 BMW 528 POWER WINDOWS STOP WORKING

  • Tiny
  • fj0094
  • 1988 BMW 528

Electrical problem
1988 BMW 528 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 198000 miles

all 4 power windows just stop working, I was driving and all windows was working then at one point I try to open them again nothing happen. Thanks for you help Frank problem #2 car will not start on a Hot Day runs ok travel a few miles Park go back to the car it will not start wait a while it just start like that.

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Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 AT 3:18 PM

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  • Dr. Hagerty
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Check the fuse and the circuit breaker and let me know!

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Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 AT 10:33 PM
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I have already go through the fuse checking, where do I find the circuit Braker?

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Monday, May 3rd, 2010 AT 5:00 PM
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It is mounted in the under dash panel in the drivers footwell area.

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 AT 10:21 AM
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Thanks DR I have found the braker it was trip indeed
3 of the windows is working fine now the driver side front button is the one tripping the braker so that window is not working it keep tripping the braker a switch around the buttons so its not a bad button
Regards Frank

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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 AT 5:04 PM
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So its the wiring or the motor mate, you seem to have it handled.

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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 AT 7:00 PM
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Could you point me to the Motor Mate Please
Thanks Frank

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Thursday, May 6th, 2010 AT 4:38 PM
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Remove the door panel Frank.

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Thursday, May 6th, 2010 AT 11:30 PM
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Thanks all is ok now windows are fine
Frank

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Friday, May 7th, 2010 AT 7:35 PM
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Monday, May 10th, 2010 AT 3:48 PM
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Do you know of any place where I can get Body Panels/Restoration panels if so can I have the the info please

Thanks Frank

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Friday, May 14th, 2010 AT 3:53 PM

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