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E21 (1975 - 1983)

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Old 12-29-2009, 09:03 AM
rohrlaw rohrlaw is offline
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Mein Auto: 1982 BMW 320i
11982 bmw 320i electric mirrors

both electric mirrors are inoperable... removed, disassembled and cleaned all electrical contacts inside the switch/joystick.... still no go.... any ideas?
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:18 AM
ebloom ebloom is offline
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Check the wires between the doors and the frame of the car. From the factory they were wrapped with something like electrical tape -- which eventually wears away, then the wires are exposed, and eventually break. Problems could be in either door.
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Old 12-31-2009, 08:57 AM
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thanks for the advice... happy new year! charlie
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