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BMW SERIES 6 E63 E64 eas smartTOP Roof Top Control for 6-series (e64) Convertible

eas is now proud to present the smartTOP roof Top Control for the 6 series convertible Raise or lower your top with the press of a button. smartTOP E93 offers plenty of customizable useful features in one easy to install product. This unique comfort controller can be installed by anyone with the help of our detailed installation manual. Installation requires little electronic skills and is done without

BMW SERIES 3 E36 Problems with Convertible Roof

Hi Guys.. 1994 325I convertible Everything appears to be working fine apart from the roof - It works but not without some assistance from me. My friend once had a 3 series convertible and you undid the locks at the front with the centre handle and pushed it up about 12 inches. Then kept your finger on the roof down button and off it went. Mine should be doing that but the problem is as follows. I

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BMW SERIES 6 Convertible roof failure rear screen stuck open

Hi all Hope all is well with you. I need some desperate help if anyone can shed some light on my issue. My car is currently covered in plastic sheets as my rear screenwindow is stuck open and I am unable to manually wind it up using the provided allen as it seems as though the bolt is seized It has been raining really heavily all day and some of the rain has found its way into the car through the plastic

BMW SERIES 3 E36 BMW E36 Convertible Roof Stops - Help (Photo included)

Hope someone out there can help me with this one. I have a 1997 bmw E36 318 convertible which has suddenly developed a problem with the soft top. Its been working fine all summer opened and closed everyday for a few weeks whilst the weather has been good (remember Im in the Uk so the weather aint that great at the minute) but today it wont fully open. Its a fully automatic roof. Heres the problem.

BMW SERIES 3 E46 2004 e46 318 convertible msport - roof Question

Hi Im a new member here and thanks for adding me -) I have a 2004 bmw e46 318 convertible msport and I was wondering if some can help me please the roof is a bit damaged from the frame and it doesnt open all the way. its opens till like when where the damage is and the motor cuts and it does go back in place if I close the roof Is there a way to open the rood manually please as I have an other roof and I want to change it Any help will be much appreciate -) Thanks loads Waylen

Quote Originally Posted by d-way Hi Im a new member here and thanks for adding me -) I have a 2004 bmw e46 318 convertible msport and I was wondering if some can help me please the roof is a bit damaged from the frame and it doesnt open all the way. its opens till like when where the damage is and the motor cuts and it does go back in place if I close the roof Is there a way to open the rood manually

BMW SERIES 3 E36 convertible roof gets stuck.please read

i purchased a bmw e36 convertible yesterday and had the hood down with the wind on my bald headany way i put the roof up when i returned home and the next day i took the misses out for a ride in my pride and joy but when i went to put the roof up and it went half way and stopped after i cursed for half an hour i got on google and found this site and sate reading threads for 2 hrs anyway there was some

BMW SERIES 3 E36 BMW convertible ROOF PROBLEM

Hi I have a big problem with the roof of my bmw convertible 1996 is no more working and is an electrical problem Im looking for the electric schema or the service manual who could help me Regards from Italy EDIT - Tim330i - Added PDF files to this post so members can find them easier.

Hi guys I had the same problem with my convertible this weekend. I closed the roof manually (because the auto system was faulty). Now I am trying to figure out how to put it back on auto. Please email me the PDF. bradleydproscan.co.za Thanks a mil Brad - South Africa

Hey if someone could just please send me that email on the convertible roof problems... i think im having the same issues as everyone else. Thanksss.. my email address is www.j_nijjarshaw.ca would much appreciate it..

Quote Originally Posted by scabas73 Hi I have a big problem with the roof of my bmw convertible 1996 is no more working and is an electrical problem Im looking for the electric schema or the service manual who could help me Regards from Italy Go to httpwww.realoem.combmwselect.do this site will give you a complete picture of all components and parts including the electrical schema hope this helps I have used this for the sorting the engine cover on a 325i convertible real useful

Hi All Ive just recently purchased a bmw 318 E36 convertible and have had a new roof put on it low and behold the roof has stopped working and the red light keeps flashing on and off is there anyone that could help me resolve the issue

BMW SERIES 3 E46 E46 Convertible roof lining

Hi all Does anyone know of anywhere in the uk you can buy the material bmw use for the 320 convertibles Would it be possible to change just the material or would you have to change the whole unit I am happy with my car but the blue roof is bugging me. Any suggestions or advice would be great thanks

Quote Originally Posted by Chewy320 Hi all Does anyone know of anywhere in the uk you can buy the material bmw use for the 320 convertibles Would it be possible to change just the material or would you have to change the whole unit I am happy with my car but the blue roof is bugging me. Any suggestions or advice would be great thanks You can change the top fabric but it wont be cheap. Over here in

BMW SERIES 3 E36 Help convertible Manual roof problem

Can anybody help I have a bmw 323i convertible 1999 Manual hood. The problem is I recently put the top down and now i cant open up the backshelf despite operating the handle on the inside panel to enable me get to the roof so that i can put the roof back up again. other than taking it to a bmw garage which im sure will be expensive has any body got any ideas

BMW SERIES 3 F30 428i Convertible Roof Seal Replacement

Oh unhappy day. I took delivery of a new 428i convertible and a few hours after I took delivery of the car I noticed the front roof seal (between the windshield and the front roof panel) has a cut in it. I immediately returned to the dealer and they said they will install a new seal assembly. I took a close look at the seal and it is a wrap around continuous seal and it includes the aluminum left and

BMW SERIES 3 E36 replacing convertible roof

hi I have a 328 convertible 1998 and am considering replacing the roof. I checked to see if I could see any threads regarding this subject but only found a guy who replaced the top of his Lebaron. I am not sure what he was doing on the bmw forum OEM vs jobber Easy or a real pain Kevin

BMW SERIES 3 E46 squeaky convertible roof

I have a 2002 325ci and i get an intermitent squeaking in the passenger rear of the car. Sounds like its coming from just under the roof. When i press down on the rear hatch i can sometimes make it squeak a little. The squeaking seems to come and go irregardless of the temperature. bmw greased the hinges once will be bringing it back again soon for another try. I also have a 1995 325c that dosnt squeak. Any ideas

Quote Originally Posted by Theomax I have a 2002 325ci and i get an intermitent squeaking in the passenger rear of the car. Sounds like its coming from just under the roof. When i press down on the rear hatch i can sometimes make it squeak a little. The squeaking seems to come and go irregardless of the temperature. bmw greased the hinges once will be bringing it back again soon for another try. I

BMW SERIES 3 E46 Convertible roof self activates

Hi my 2004 E46 convertible roof is opening by itself. I have parked the car unlocked in my garage with the roof shut and when I next open the garage the roof is down. This has happened three times in the last few weeks. On the last occasion I put the car away two days ago with the roof up. I kept checking to see if the roof was still shut and nothing had happened. Last night before I went to bed I

BMW SERIES 3 E36 convertible roof problems - newbie needs help

Hi guys I have been looking on this website and there seems to be a mass of knowledge here so I am hoping you can help this newbie. I recently purchased a stolenrecovered 318 convertible which ran fine but had roof problems. After some investigating it turned out that the toop roof motor was missing (no wonder the roof wouldnt go back). I purchased a motor from ebay and fitted it (what a pain in the

Quote Originally Posted by twism33 Hi guys I have been looking on this website and there seems to be a mass of knowledge here so I am hoping you can help this newbie. I recently purchased a stolenrecovered 318 convertible which ran fine but had roof problems. After some investigating it turned out that the toop roof motor was missing (no wonder the roof wouldnt go back). I purchased a motor from ebay

BMW SERIES 3 E36 convertible roof problem - I know not another one

Hi Guys I am just after some help for my E36 318 1995 (semi auto) convertible. I bought this car recently and the roof motor was missing so I bought a replacement one and fitted it but could never get the roof working and we are starting to get some sun in England and it would be nice to get the roof down. When I press the button nothing happens so I looked on this site and saw that the most common

BMW SERIES 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 How much weight can the convertibles roof hold

I was chilling with my friend yesterday evening and she wanted to sit on the roof which I didnt let her. We like to sit on the roof of the car and chat about stuff. Is the roof strong enough to hold around 300 lbs on one side of the car I weigh around 150lbs and she weighs around 130 ish (btw were not anorexic) I couldnt find the answer on the internet. Also while Im at it is it ok to sit on the plastic panel between rear headrests while the top is open

Quote Originally Posted by furby076 Why would you let anyone sit on your car in general Unless you guys are naked you are asking to scratch something..... He didnt say they werent. And if you are naked it actually makes scratching things much easier. Oh wait you meant the car. Much as I love lady neo she isnt going up on the roof anytime soon. What is wrong with the back seat You have a convertible... put the top down and talk about stuff from there.

Quote Originally Posted by neapolitan He didnt say they werent. And if you are naked it actually makes scratching things much easier. Oh wait you meant the car. Much as I love lady neo she isnt going up on the roof anytime soon. What is wrong with the back seat You have a convertible... put the top down and talk about stuff from there . Starting next spring we shall do so. Never thought of it until recently.

Speaking of roof strength if a hard-top convertible were to roll over even if the rear-seat rollbars pop up will it sustain the weight of the car

Quote Originally Posted by JL2672a Speaking of roof strength if a hard-top convertible were to roll over even if the rear-seat rollbars pop up will it sustain the weight of the car If a hard-top convertible rolls over it is very likely that the roof will be torn off of the car. CA

BMW SERIES 3 E30 Manual convertible roof needs replacing (sydney AUS)

hello all i drive a 1990 320i convertible & the roof needs urgent replacing (canvas ripping and the back plastic window is clouding). does anyone have any local tipscontacts for replacing an E30 convertible roof much appreciated

Ive tried that window cleaner but found it to be ineffective against the clouding. It does clean the plastic though... Thanks for your tip. Ive tried looking around Sydney for a good auto trimmercar restorer but no one Ive found so far has any experience changing a bmw 3 series roof.

BMW SERIES 3 E36 E36 convertible roof sound

Last month my 99 328ic convertible roof got stuck in the middle and I pulled the red cable. After that I lubricated all the driving parts and then engaged both the motors. I did the reinitialization as mentioned in the pdf file and it all worked good. I tried once to do the updown and it did perfect. Was proud of myself Quick to pull the trigger Damn Today When I try to lower the roof it got stuck

BMW SERIES 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 Roof Leak on 335 Convertible

Any suggestions on fixing a roof leak on my 6 week old 335 convertible It didnt leak at first but within a couple of weeks of delivery it started leaking in the corner where the roof meets the wind shield frame above the passenger seat right where the frame roof and passenger window come together. We have taken it to our local dealership. They replaced the rubber insulation and the roof locking mechanism.

BMW SERIES 3 E36 convertible roof problem

Hi Just came back from a trip from montreal to boston and back appreciated driving topless. I am having a problem with the convertible roof of my 98 328. Thankfully the problem did not occur during my trip Has been working fine until the roof stopped in the middle of closing. Closed it manually what a long process but a least I could do this. The light of the roof switch is flashing. Since it stopped

BMW SERIES 3 E36 1998 E36 Convertible Fully Automatic Roof not unlocking & intermittant power loss

Hello i have a 1998 323i convertible with a fully automatic roof everything was fine until recently when when one day the switch just appeared to have no power at all. All the fuses checked out ok then when fiddling with it the power came back but the roof wouldnt unlatch from above the windscreenwindshield the power drain is massive all the lights dim and thr revs drop as the power stuggles against

BMW SERIES 3 E46 Convertible roof problem

I bought a wind deflector for my 2002 e46 320ci convertible. Fitted in accordance with instructions and Youtube. The cover plate tried to close but whilst it visually closed the light didnt go out. I removed the wind break manually . Now the roof wont open and close properly. I eventually got the roof closed and then tried to open it again. It closed fully but gain the light didnt got out and the boot

BMW SERIES 3 E36 e36 convertible roof

Recently bought a killed e36 328i msport convertible to restore back to life. Refurb going ok getting rid of boot rust engine noise which was loose plugs or coils and fixing the roof fault....However the roof always seems to catch the rear trim when it folds back and i have to physically tuck it all in before the cover closes. Can this be adjusted .......... Thanks David.

BMW SERIES 3 E36 e36 convertible roof problem

ok i bought the car knowing roof wasnt opening last owner said it was something to do with allen key thing..i put allen key in and turned left and right and nothing is happening..whatis problem i opened plastic part and found this broke is this why its not releasing from windscreen what is it called and is fixable thanks.. ok heres some pics folks i put the allen key in turned it to left and right

Quote Originally Posted by MrJanka Looks like some kind of Bowden cable. If your turning the Allen key left (continuously as that it takes awhile for the soft top top hinges to progress to close I MEAN A LONG WHILE) and its not responding its more than likely the connection that initiates the hinges to close. Is it fixable Yes of course. Anything is fixable as long as you have the time and . It could

BMW SERIES 3 E36 E36 Convertible Roof Replacement Information Required

I need a new roof for my convertible 94 E35 325i as the old one is trashed. Where would you all recommend I go for a replacement. I am sure there are some good aftermarket manufacturers around what is going price for an OEM and aftermarket roof I need the dark blue one or maybe black if blue is too hard to find. I am in Dallas. Cheers Paul

BMW SERIES 3 E36 1994 BMW 318i convertible roof (manual) storage compartment does not open

My convertible roof storage compartment will not open and I think the linkage has come apart. Is there anyway to get it to open so I can inspect the linkage It was getting harder and harder to open and now when I pull the latch in the back seat nothing happens.

BMW SERIES 6 convertible roof wont go down

hi fellas new to the forum ...got a silver grey 6.45ci conv Recently had a problem.......the hood wont go down when pressing the rood down button 1) when presing the button the front windows go down half way but no futher 2) If the button is pressed a 2nd time the windows front and back go down fully 3) If then pressed again the wind deflector gos down but not the roof. This did happen once before

the roof even had one occasion where the back window styed in the open position and would not go up due to it saying the roof was not locked (when it was). You can still open the boot but you need to use the key. Been having this problem since last summer but thought they had fix i.t. In scotland so the sun has not been out for a while but dared to put the roof down a few weeks ago and its back bmw

BMW SERIES 3 E30 88 320i - replacing the convertible roof

Hi does anyone have or no of a step by step (picture by picture) guide to dismantling and then replacing the roof on a 1988 320i convertible Thanks in advance. Pete

BMW SERIES 3 E36 Convertible roof - sensors

Where are the sensorsmicroswitches for the convertible roof located. Also are they replaceable. Ive looked at the Bently manual but still cant seem to locate them. Any help is much appreciated as this is my last stop before the dealer visit. Cheers.

Why is it that blessed roofs always decide not to work in the summer It would be cheaper for you to go to the scrap yard and buy a broken convertible and just take out the motors Seriously though have you tried a breakers yard

BMW SERIES 3 E90 E91 E92 E93 Will new 335i convertible have a sunroofglass roof

I read rumors somewhere that the convertible will have a glass roof (like the VW Eos) or a sunroof in the hard top. Any truth to that I saw the video and didnt see any such thing. Would be nice since I live in Chicago and wont be able to use the top half the year and even then its nice to have natural light when the top is up. Thanks

BMW SERIES 3 E36 Convertible Roof Problems - E36 94

Hey Guys I have a e36 94 con semi auto thats having some problems and Im looking to diagnose the problem. It was fully working previously as expected however developed the common loud obnoxious clicking noise on attempting to shut that caused me to pull the gear disengage lever. I found that the tension bar had bent. So So since then Ive been using it manually until I recently replaced the bent rod.

BMW SERIES 3 E36 e36 convertible roof

hi just bought a new roof for my e36 convertible but didnt get any instructions for it has anyone or does anyone know where i can get some instructions to help me along thanks lee

BMW SERIES 3 E36 Leaking roof. 1998 323i convertible.

I really hate the rain I have to put the hood up. What is even worse is when I put the hood up and get rained on INSIDE my car. Water has found a way to seeprunpour between the squash joint where the roof meets the windscreen surround. Anyone know of a way to stop this Any existing threads I have missed Please help cos its raining again and I know I will have to bail out my leather front seats soon. Gawd I hate rain

Dont think so mate you want a picture of our convertible roof The water maybe getting in through some stitching

BMW SERIES 3 E36 1998 323i Convertible HoodRoof Power Supply Problem (Fully Automatic top)

ok i have bought a 1998 323i convertible recently shrotly afterwards the hood stopped working no power no nothing fuses all appear ok sometimes i have noticed there is power but it creates a massive current draw. the vehicle is trying to operate the roof but its as if its stuck Then other times it goes back to no power im suspecting the boottrunk lid lock is involved does anyone any pointers its weird

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