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Old 03-30-2006, 03:23 PM   #1
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Button no worky

So i finally got around to checking out whats wrong with my power lock button.

I went under the hood, checked out the fuses, nothing they are all fine, I pulled the button itself out, the wires look ok going into the button.

How can i test the button it self to see if all i need to do is just put in a new button?

It hasnt worked since i bought the car fyi.

Anyone know how much the stealer charges for the oh mighty button?

Also do i have to like hook up an tester to the plug to see if power is goin through etc??? Im in the dark here someone give me an idea lol please. thanks

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Old 03-30-2006, 03:36 PM   #2
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Multi Meter or a Test Light , to see if there's power making it to the switch. (If you test the end of the wires, that black part) If there is power then it's most likely the switch itself.
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Old 03-30-2006, 03:46 PM   #3
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i think its only like $700 for a new button at the dealership, anyways. so no big deal.

i mean, my rear plastic window was only $670... so you know, the prices are fair.
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Old 03-30-2006, 03:51 PM   #4
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Only 700? damn knowing they are that cheap ill buy all new buttons just for the hell of it

Thanks nascar ill see if i can borrow my bros tester. Finally track dis B*tch down!!

oh benny by the way what happend with your rear glass anyways?
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...so I am saving $700 bucks by owning a '93 that does not have that button...
Saving that much I should spring for HIDs
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Old 03-30-2006, 04:06 PM   #6
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...so I am saving $700 bucks by owning a '93 that does not have that button...
Saving that much I should spring for HIDs

or you could give me the money
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or you could give me the money
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Old 03-30-2006, 04:54 PM   #8
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you need to get one of these babies in there

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you need to get one of these babies in there

[IMG]http://wwwth.mppmu.mpg.de/members/hahn/humour/****ItKey.jpg[/IMG]

hahahahaha yes i do need one like that. specialy if it dont work

oh and andy paypal is fine, long as i get my money biatch
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hey spooner,

so i ordered the rear plastic window from the states... that website:

www.bmw-convertible-window.com

good guy, e-mailed me back quickly and sent the item quickly.

BUT - it arrived, and its not quite the same. i mean, its ok... but the original window looks better, fits a bit better, and i figured: why cheap out on a window?

i ended up buying an original one today from the dealership... the guy cut me a deal and gave it to me for $537

so now i need to see if that guy will take the other one back. hope he does.

im currently waiting to install. the old one is out, and im currently driving around with no rear window, lol. luckily, the weather has been nice here all week, so i've been going top-down. yay!
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hahahahaha yes i do need one like that. specialy if it dont work

oh and andy paypal is fine, long as i get my money biatch
NP...cheque is in the mail, honest!!
and...can the button above be customized for our cars...I can think of a few good buttons I'd like!
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hey if he doenst take it back, sell it on ebay as an original lol get maybe 300-400 for it
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