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I have a 2001 bmw 325ci. COnvertible top was working fine, now it wont let down or anything. light comes on but no movement. Please help!

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  • dbiel67 Apr 25, 2009

    I have the same problem. Used the top all last year and havent used it since winter. Today was the first day I tried -- the light shows orange and there is no movement.

  • angie404 Apr 30, 2009

    I have a 325 series and the same thing happened. My orange light just flashes and it is in the stuck position about 3 inches before closing. Called my 3rd party extended warranty that I paid over $2600 and they say the motor of the convertible is not covered. I need a quick fix for alot less money. Any help?

  • stmorgan May 13, 2009

    Same problem/ I don't know if I should take it to the dealer or what? I don't want them to tell me I need a new motor- if I don't. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    the light flashes but nothing happens

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    it just dies out the moment you start it



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I would check to see if the luggage compartment (trunk) isn't expanded. If it is the convertible top module wont allow the top to move. If the trunk is open or there is a problem in the wiring and a check control message is displayed the top won't open either

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