Question about 2007 BMW 335i Coupe

3 Answers

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!

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • 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!

×

Ad

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 2,028 Answers

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.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 382 Answers

Hello,
I would say it is not a problem which you can correct..it 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..


Regards!!...

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Natesan Sabesan
    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!!..

×

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • BMW Master
  • 19,396 Answers

CHECK IF ONE OF THE TOP CONVERTIBLE ARMS IS BENT OF DEFORMED< THIS CAN BE CAUSE FOR IT GETTING STUCK.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Ginko
    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.


×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 350z Nissan convertible top wont close all the way to the trunk


Lubricate every single part that moves in the top frame all the hinge points, use a light oil like 3 in1. Wipe off the excess do not get it on the interior trim like seats and door panels. Move the top up an down a few times to work the oil in and then try putting it all the way down. Good luck

Sep 28, 2016 | 2006 Nissan 350Z Coupe

1 Answer

2007 MItsubishi eclipse spyder Convertible top stuck open


convertible top could be low on hydralic fluid if you have trouble getting top open or closed.check hydralic fluid hydralic pump located in trunk area look for a screw type check plug on side or end of motor pump assembly.give me more detail about back window panel stuck up.

Nov 13, 2011 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

HEY GUYS MY 97 328I CONVERTIBLE WONT OPEN OR CLOSE THE TOP, AS RIGHT NOW IT IS IN CLOSE POSSITION BUT THE LIGHT KEEP ON BLINKING, i DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO ANY MORE COULD ANY BODY HELP ME?


Turn on the radio so the battery is engaged, or turn on the engine.

  • 2 Fold down the cargo partition in the trunk and lock it on both sides. If the cargo partition is not down, there will be no place in the trunk to store the convertible top.
  • 3 Press the convertible button forward to open the top. It's located under the circular control button on the consul. The button has a picture of a window with one arrow pointing up and another pointing down.
  • 4 Pull the convertible button backward to close the top.
  • 5 Use your key to open or close the top when you are outside of the BMW but still close to it. Press and hold the arrow button on top of your key to open the top. To close the top, press and hold the Lock button. The car does not need to be turned on to operate the top with the key.
  • Oct 25, 2011 | 1997 BMW 328

    1 Answer

    Ok Joe here is a good one for you. 2007 G6 Pontiac Convertible. I had a problem getting the top to re-deploy from the trunk one day. Took it to the dealer and we were able to get the top to work. While...


    Hello! You will need to remove the rear seat...Remove the lower cushion...Remove the hold down bolts...Remove the top of the rear seat..Remove bolts for top of rear seat...Locate the connector that plugs into the trunk latch...With connector in-place, insert the point of a safety pin into the Tan/White wire and tap +12 volts on that pin...Trunk will open..........


    Guru..............Saailer

    Feb 01, 2011 | Pontiac G6 Cars & Trucks

    1 Answer

    1997 BMW 328ic convertible top stop working. We had to manually close the top but the roof light is flashing. now I can not open the trunk. We tried taking the back seat out (instructions in the owner's...


    the trunk will not open because the rear deck lid is not latched.if you have someone push down on the rear lid the micro switch contact will close and then the trunk should be able to be opened

    Jan 31, 2011 | 1999 BMW 328 Series

    1 Answer

    1995 Jaguar convertable XJS quarter light windows wont go up


    The rear windows are controlled by a timer in the top's ECU. If
    the rear windows stop fully closing before your top is closed, the
    problem MAY be with top's hydraulic system.

    Check your top's hydraulic reserve tank for low fluid level. Lack
    of fluid will greatly delay the top's closing sequence, leaving
    those rear windows partially open.
    Your top's hydraulic pump system is located beneath the right side
    of the cubby/storage box behind the front seats. Raise the cover
    and you'll see a removable trim panel on the right side. The pump
    is behind that access panel.

    You can use power steering fluid to top off the tank, but don't
    fill it above level indicator line. You may have to add more fluid
    after you cycle the top up and down to get the air bubbles out of
    the lines.
    It could also be a relay. On a 95 the relays that are in the trunk above the battery.
    Perhaps, just switching the relays might prove which one is failing..

    Mar 24, 2010 | 1995 Jaguar XJ-R

    1 Answer

    How do you put the top down. I have a rental, and their is no owner's guide.


    1.Empty the trunk of all contents
    2.Park on a level surface and set parking brake, shift auto trans into Park or manual into R
    3.Turn the ignition off.
    4.Open the trunk.
    5.Pull down the convertible top latch located above the rearview mirror and turn it counterclockwise to unlatch . Leave the latch open and turned to prevent damage.
    6.Pull rearward on the side edge of the convertible top and pull it off of
    the windshield frame.
    7.Push the convertible top down into the trunk
    8.After the top is stored, push on the convertible top to ensure that the top is fully retracted and securely stored.
    9.Close thet runk by pressing down from the rear center of it with a swift, firm motion.

    Sep 05, 2009 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

    1 Answer

    Convertible top won't go down on my 1998 bmw 323ic


    Sounds like the sensor has faulted or the pump has become disengaged. Usually when the light is flashing it's a sensor. You can check for a pinched line or low fluid also. There is a manual lock overide procedure to get the windows up, it's in you owners manual.
    Good luck...i hope this helps,

    May 27, 2009 | 1998 BMW 3 Series

    1 Answer

    Convertible top will not retrack


    Hi Stan

    First of all the roof is not even soppose to operate while the trunk is open - So there is the first problem Ive been involved with BMW's for a long time and this is the first Ive heard of a roof opening while the trunk is open. There is a built in feature that tells the car not to open the roof if the trunk is open and the other way roung while the roog lid is open the trunk cant open.

    The reason the roof is not working anymore as soon as there is stress on the roof the electric motors(One operates the roof and the other operates the roof lid)  disengages, You said that the roof still worked but the lid did not so probably only the one motor disengaged. So what you have to do is open the trunk on the left hand side right behind the tail light pull away the material and simply just push the electric motor into place. that should fix your problem.

    It may happen that the two motors have become out of sync, Disengage both electric motors manualy put the roof away engage the motors and that should put the roof and lid back into sync.

    Beamerguy. 

    Nov 08, 2008 | 1997 BMW 328

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    2007 BMW 335i Coupe Logo

    788 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top BMW Experts

    Anthony Jones
    Anthony Jones

    Level 2 Expert

    128 Answers

    dhnguyen

    Level 2 Expert

    281 Answers

    Chris Bowser

    Level 1 Expert

    18 Answers

    Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...