1996 E39 540 Rear Window Not Working

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  1. 1996 E39 540 Rear Window Not Working 
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    The rear passenger window on my 540 will not roll down. When i try to open it I hear what appears to be a relay clicking in the car, the window doesn't budge. All other windows are fine. I have tried swapping over the switch but the switch checks out ok.

    Before I pull the door card to investigate does any body have any pointers? I'm thinking maybe a gummed up motor? Also the drivers side master switch illuminates at night except for the drivers window button, is this a bulb swap or is it a LED?
     
     

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    Most likely the motor, remove the door card, replace the window switch and then hold your finger down on the switch and give the motor a tap with a hammer or similar, the window will probably come down,
     
     

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    Thanks Ronnie I'll give it a try.
     
     

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