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Old 08-03-2012, 09:32 AM   #586
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Originally Posted by steve.325i View Post
Hi, the seal is simply going to keep some of the dirt out of the motor. If you don't put it back in then your motor 'may' wear out a little quicker. I wouldn't worry about it
Thanks for the reply Steve!

I may have found a used motor to replace this one. From what I have read, the motors are quite resilient. It's just the regulators that fail easily.
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