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Convertible Top My 2008 335i convertible top is stuck; the trunk wont close all the way down(about 1 ft above back seat. Initially I was able to re-open but now it won't move at all. When I was attempting to solve the problem, I also noticed that the windows were becoming stuck in the front. Help!

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  • Kath7 Aug 02, 2008

    The current suggestion forces me to have the car towed! Isn't there a manual override which allows me to shut the trunk so that I can at least drive it as a convertible?

  • Kath7 Aug 02, 2008

    This is a brand new car....isn't there a manual override?

  • Kath7 Aug 04, 2008

    Thank you...that is something I can work with!



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Unfortunately, there is no manual override. If the convertible top motor isn't engaging, check the fuse. If you have a blown fuse, replace it, then see if there is anything in the way or jamming the top and keeping it from going down, then have somebody work the switch while you assist the top back up.

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I would say it is not a problem which you can could probably be a problem in wirings of the Convertible top and thats the reason it affects the windows too,so better take it to a Mechanic who will completely correct it..Thank you..


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    Natesan Sabesan Aug 02, 2008

    Dont worry Please try the following which are the only step which could be done by a non-mechanic..

    First check fuses F7-5 amps, F27- 5 amps, F35-25 amps, and F43- 5 amps.

    Second, check the wires at the first bend of the soft top

    at the driver's side. If any is cut/frayed/damaged then repair it...

    Hope this helps you out!!..


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Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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    Ginko Aug 02, 2008

    If the top cover gets stuck half of its way, used is because of a deformed part. The top getting stuck can blow the electric windows fuse, damage the motor and create additional problems on thhe electric windows system, that is probably the reason why your windows now get stuck as well.
    Try to find the problem on top cover, if you cannot find it go to a mechanic and have it fixed before you get more troubles.


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