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Window Relays

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by BeesonBeemer, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. BeesonBeemer

    BeesonBeemer Regular Member
    American Zeds

    Aug 1, 2019
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    Kanagawa, Japan
    Model of Z:
    Z3 Roadster 1.9L
    Hey again, people. This part of my Road to Importation deals with the driver and passenger window relays.

    I don't know about Euro-spec cars, but the Japan-spec cars are capable of operating the windows after the car is off and the key is extracted. I am pretty sure there is a timer on it, because I have even left the car and locked it, only to forget I wanted to crack the windows, so I unlocked the car and was able to roll them down without putting the key in the ignition. In the morning, though, after a night in the garage, you can't operate the windows before turning on the car. It's quirky, and I like the convenience, but DOT says I gotta add a relay to the windows to disallow this function. Problem, is.... I haven't been able to locate a part number for this relay. I went on RealOEM, but i couldn't scrounge anything up.

    Anyone have a lead on these relays? Thanks for your help!