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    Posted: 12 Jun 2019 at 10:33am
My 4 series appears to be holding water, I thought I could here water sloshing around over my shoulder and now I’ve noticed when I put the driver side rear window down it comes back up wet (in all weather ) none of the other windows do . It’s a 15 plate so not sure it could / should be an age thing . Anyone have a similar issue ?
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It sounds likely that there is a drain hole that is blocked somewhere at the bottom of the cavity that the window lowers into.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dave387 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Jun 2019 at 2:49pm
pushing my luck now but do you know how to access Said drain hole . 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Paul.S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Jun 2019 at 3:03pm
Not sure I'm afraid. Someone else on the site may well know or you could just ask in the service dept of your local dealer. Most of them are helpful with issues like that.
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Thanks for taking the time to answer
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rpennington Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Jun 2019 at 6:25pm
On my e90 the drain holes are at the bottom of the doors but not sure on a 4 series,I would think that they would be the same. I would make sure though,that if the door is full of water to dry the inside of the door as much as possible to stop rust starting.

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Might be slightly different as it’s only 2 door but yes I guess it will need to be dried .. some how 
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Ah, wasn’t sure if it was a coupe or 4 door
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The drain pipes will probably be in the rear wheel arches, behind the plsatic liners - it you get under the car you will probably see them.  I used to use a piece of 6 mm cable to push through the sunroof drains on my Golf GTi.
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