1996 E36 328i, convertible roof big problems please help

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  1. 1996 E36 328i, convertible roof big problems please help 
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    HI everyone im jason and im new to the world of bmw and i looking for a bit of advise.
    Ive just bought a bmw convertible 328i 1996 last week and i never tryed the roof big mistake:it doest work,
    Ive read through the foums and cant find my symptons heres whats happing ive pulled the red tag under the seat
    and disconnected the motors but what i have found that the motors keep running? cant work out why,
    when i connect it when the roof is closed the motor seems to be still trying to close the roof and
    the motors are getting hot not good:dunno:.Ive tryed to resynic but nothing happens what i have noticed is when
    i turn on the key the roof light on the dash flashes then stops ive run out of ideas any advise would be very
    helpful thanks for taking the time to read this thanks :tsk:
     
     

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    Sounds like a relay or module(number 5) is faulty, you need to get the fault codes read for the folding roof I would say first.

    http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...97&hg=61&fg=25
     
     

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