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    Hi Everyone

    I joined last year but so far have only been an interested spectator.

    I have just part exchanged my 10 yr old E46 330i M Sport for a 14 mth old E93 330d M Sport Cabrio in Azure Black!

    Perhaps any owners of similar hardtop models could advise me what maintenance if any they do on keeping the hardtop mechanism in good working order.

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    hi mate
    don't think i've ever read of any maintenance required for the mechanisms for the hard top. I have read and do try to keep the rubber seals soft and pliable by using a good rubber preservative as the roof is prone to leak as a result of failed seals.
     
     

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    Welcome mate,

    Get some photos up, car sounds ace
     
     

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    Echoing gaza's comments, I used GummiPlege on all the seals on mine. They were replaced under warranty to resolve a leak, but no issues after that. Have a look at the compartment on the LHS of the boot, this is where any water ingress collects.

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    Hi Mark

    Many thanks for your advice, I will get some, how often do you use it?

    I presume the seals are just where the panels meet and around the boot?
     
     

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    Car has gone now, but I used it every spring
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    Thanks Mark just once in a while then.

    I'd like to have a look at your pictures but being a bit of a newbie I can't find where they are on the forum.
     
     

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