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Bmw z4 roof not opening

Hello, My roof of my BMW Z4 2.0 2008 model does not open. The roof unlatches but then nothing happens after that. Could you please advise who to check hydraulic fluid for the roof and how to check if this is the motor that failed. Thanks Conrad

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we found a flat lever under back seat well we pulled it forward an we heard a click an then when we tried to raise the top it would not go up we actualy had to manually raise it did that lever disengage the electric raise on my top

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take it to a good dealer and not to bmw. they'll charge u less but don't expect great reduction. coz it is a costly repair.

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Search the BMW forums like Pelican Parts or DTM Power or United Bimmer Community. When I read of problems with convertible trunk lids, a common suspect is a failure in the system that won't allow the trunk to open when the roof is down.

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replace your driver side door lock actuator, it controls the opening of the windows with your key, it is faulty, i had the same problem and that was the fix.

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