Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

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Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by dan425 » Tue May 22, 2012 9:36 pm

Hi all,

I disconnected my battery recently and my windows won't close with the one-touch operation. They'll go down easily, just not back up!

I've tried a few of the suggestions I found on the forum, but can anyone give a definite answer that works?
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Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by mac27040 » Tue May 22, 2012 9:41 pm

You need to reset the windows
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by dan425 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:10 pm

Thanks, Mac, do you have the definitive solution to resetting windows?

I have tried:

http://www.z4-forum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=196

and

http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=62834

None of which have worked.
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by tom_ekn » Tue May 22, 2012 10:12 pm

1. Turn ignition on

2. Press and hold window down, when window reaches the bottom hold for further 5 seconds

3. Press and hold window up, when window reaches the top hold for further 5 seconds

4. Release and turn off ignition

5. Done :thumbsup:

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Post by srhutch » Tue May 22, 2012 10:14 pm

You may have to repeat the above a few times but it does work.
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by dan425 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:14 pm

Thanks Tom, unfortunately I've tried that but to no avail. (I edited my post just as you replied, sorry!)

These silly windows are really beginning to annoy me!
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Post by tom_ekn » Tue May 22, 2012 10:17 pm

dan425 wrote:Thanks Tom, unfortunately I've tried that but to no avail. (I edited my post just as you replied, sorry!)

These silly windows are really beginning to annoy me!
Join the club! Doing this didn't seem to change anything on mine either..
srhutch wrote:You may have to repeat the above a few times but it does work.
Could you elaborate on this? Reason being I have done this reset on my 08 Coupe but the drivers window won't auto up :headbang: Did it a couple of times as well!
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by JaEdBa » Tue May 22, 2012 10:22 pm

same happened to me, i did the reset and it worked again a few days later...give it a couple of days and see.

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Post by inkey$ » Tue May 22, 2012 10:33 pm

Or try disconnecting then connecting again before doing the reset.
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Post by mac27040 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:39 pm

You may need SSS v32 to reset the setting for one touch windows
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by dan425 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:41 pm

mac27040 wrote:You may need SSS v32 to reset the setting for one touch windows
Forgive my ignorance, but what is SSS v32?
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SSS v32 is a BMW software which allows you to custom code your car
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Post by mac27040 » Tue May 22, 2012 10:50 pm

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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by dan425 » Tue May 22, 2012 11:05 pm

Cheers. Is it possible to do this coding oneself, or does it need some expensive programme or adaptor?
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Re: Disconnected Battery: Now Windows Won't Auto-Up

Post by srhutch » Tue May 22, 2012 11:16 pm

tom_ekn wrote:
dan425 wrote:Thanks Tom, unfortunately I've tried that but to no avail. (I edited my post just as you replied, sorry!)

These silly windows are really beginning to annoy me!
Join the club! Doing this didn't seem to change anything on mine either..
srhutch wrote:You may have to repeat the above a few times but it does work.
Could you elaborate on this? Reason being I have done this reset on my 08 Coupe but the drivers window won't auto up :headbang: Did it a couple of times as well!
I had the same problem as you after disconnecting the battery, the passenger window rest fine but it took a bloody long time to get the driver side to work. But just repeating the up and down procedure eventually it got the message.
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