Question about 1997 BMW 328
How do you get the convertible top motor out of a 1996 328i? The alan head bolt that holds the lever arm inside the boot will not turn. Does this arm need to come loose to replace motor and or gears? The motor runs fine but getting grinding noise when trying to retract top.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1997 BMW 328i convertible
The problem is that your roof(SOFT TOP) lid isnt closing properly. If you open the roof lid you see there is a button on one of the latches that tells the car that the roof is securely closed if your roof lid is not secure the trunk wont open. To test this press down on the roof lid and the try to open the trunk.
Posted on Jun 15, 2008
SOURCE: BMW 328i Convertible
the promblem is that when the top is raised that the wire to the lock motors is hhot on both sides so the motor doesn't no to open or close and the rear hatchwill not come down
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
dont quote me here but i think if you manually close the hood then it put the motors out of sync,and then new ones have to be fitted ?? think it depends on the year
Posted on Apr 08, 2010
Testimonial: "sorry the Question was actually: You mannually disengaged the top of your 97 BMW 328 IC by accidentally pulling the lever how do you get it to work ?"
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