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Top half way up and stuck, what do i do

Upon returning from a short drive (top down, i went to put the top up, went half way up, i opened my door to get some air, and the top stopped, closed door, won't go up or down, stuck in a half way position.

please help, broke, can't afford a mechanic

thank you,

4 time bmw owner,

alan ashworth/949 463 6405

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If it is stuck you can remove the rear seat bottom and there is a button to press and a fitting for an allen wrench. With these you can release pressure from the system as well as unlock the storage cover so that the top can be manually moved to a closed postion. You need to first remove the console, then lift up the seat to find it. Once you do that, you will manually let the convertible top down, store it in the storage compartment and secure the compartment. From there, the manual switch should work to release the top back up and then down once again. From there the convertible should be reset. Make sure if you are trying to stow the top that the trunk compartment stowage panel is in the down position. Let me know if you have any more questions. If so make sure that you make sure you lock me in as your expert. Thanks for using FixYa!

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