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Mini cooper 2009 r57 roof will not open

Sun roof opens,but roof will not open fully on bmw mini cooper 2009 r57

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SOURCE: BMW X 3 Panoramic sun roof initialization.

title says X5, but description says X3. i'll explain for an X5, but X3 with the pano should be the same. and i'll explain function of the roof, not reprogramming.

button is located on the panel at the top near the front & center windshield. its the switch on the far left on this panel. its a switch that not only toggles, but also slides forward & back.

with your finger in front of the button, slide it back & release. this will make the cover slide back and store revealing the sun roof. you know have 2 options (tilt the sunroof up or open the roof completely).

to tilt it up, press up on the rear of the button and release. the rear of both roofs will pop up. to close, push up and release the front of the button or slide the switch forward.

to slide it open completely, repeat what you did to open the protective cover (slide the switch from front to back). the roof will open completely and stow out of the way. to close, slide the switch forward and release. pano roof will now close.

to close the cover, slide the switch forward again.

neat trick: if you want to tilt the sunroof open without opening the protective cover, press up on the rear of the button (when the cover is closed) and release. the cover will separate in the middle exposing about a 2-3 inch mesh, then tilts the sunroof open. to close, push the button forward again.

also, if you are above a certain speed (can't remember what it is off hand) with the sunroof open or tilted, it will close automatically, then perform the neat trick on its own to keep air coming in.

one last trick: if you want to open the windows and sunroof from outside, press & hold the unlock button (forward button on the key) and you will see the windows go down, then the roof will open to vent. releasing the button will stop the motion of the windows & roof.

hope this answered what you were asking.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: BMW X 3 Panoramic sun roof initialization.

hello X3 driver, you can initialize the sunroof by pushing straight up on the button, (the same position that is use for vent). You will need to hold the button for atleast 30 seconds. The cassette should go to vent position, then to close, then to fully open, then back to close. Once the fully closed position has been reached, release the button. that's all there is too it. Glad to see BMW is taking care of it's customers.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: BMW X 3 Panoramic sun roof initialization.

I just had the same problem... the rear glass has 2 suports, which you will need to insert a long screw driver in it and force them back manually... It's a pain, but I can get you all the pictures to this procedure...

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: CENTRAL LOCKING SYSTEM, ELECTRIC WINDOWS AND SUN

check the fuses
30
31

most likely fuse 31 7.5 amp fuse
it deals with centtral locking
power windows
power sunroof
cellular telphone

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Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 BMW E36 Convertible to stopped working.

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

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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