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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 11-01-2011, 04:54 PM
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Diagnosing on drivers side front window. you push n let go on window button , window goes down . doing the same for up , but window stops n goes down half of an inch down. push button again n window goes up n stops.not sure if its the micro switch or the motor/ gear box. any thoughts?
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Sounds like the door microswitch to me.
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Mine was doing that when the regulator was bindine and causing too much presure on it, so the car stoped the window rather than break itself (at least thats why i think it did that) but my car is a sedan so it might be different than your coupe
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