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  1. 1997 E36 328i - Heated Rear Window Relay [FIXED] 
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    The fuse in the engine bay is fine, so next to try is the relay.... If it's not that, then it'll be the window it's self.

    But can anybody point me in the direction of the relay please ?

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    Last edited by Ferret; 02-12-2009 at 13:53.
     
     

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    This should help ...no. 10

     
     

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    Good man - Thank-you.

    I'll let ya know how I get on.
     
     

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    It would appear not be the relay - I swapped it with the Horn relay, and the horn still works.

    So i'm gonna take a closer look at the window, and wiring at the window at the weekend.
     
     

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    Get your multimeter ready
     
     

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    Right, I got the multimeter out - I can't get resistance, and I can't get a voltage either.

    On the left hand side of the screen is a white box, with wires coming out for the interior light, and 1 for the screen. On the right hand side, is a black box, with some wires for the light, 1 wire is connected to the middle of the right hand side, and 2 seperate connector's towards the top, labeled "FM" and "Antenna".

    1 thing I did notice, is the solder on the left hand side connector doesn't look so good... Can I just heat it up to fix it ?

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    You said 'fuse', try checking fuses 6 and 23.
     
     

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    I had a different electrical problem, and I checked every fuse in the engine bay - They are all ok.

    Unless there's another fusebox inside the car ?
     
     

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    Anybody else have any suggestions please ?
     
     

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    Did you check for power at the wires of the heated screen?
     
     

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