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  1. 440i convertible roof auto closes if someone leans in

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi All. Newbie here. Got a 440i convertible which I absolutely love. I’ve noticed one issue with it. With the rooftop down and car engine running and no one is sat in the car, if someone leans in on the passenger side, the rooftop will begin to close. Is that a security feature? I suppose it...
  2. Convertible Roof

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I actually own a BMW 323I and required a new convertible roof I‘ve been offered a E46 does this fit? Many thanks for any advise. Sue
  3. New member - BMW 650i E64

    Hi All, Just saying a quick hello as a new member. I currently have a 2006 BMW 650i E64 on 46k, which i have owned for a couple years now. Its my first BMW and my first big engine'd sports car - its a beast! I'm interested in upgrades (currently has after market sports exhaust and air...
  4. BMW E93 Roof Issue

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    So I had the battery replaced back in November (Halfords - probably a bad idea as it tool them 1.5 hours to replace) and tonight for the first time since the battery was replaced I tried to drop the roof as I saw some long awaiting UK sunshine. The roof catch mechanism disengaged and the roof...
  5. E36 convertible roof motor problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm told that I need a new main motor for my non-functioning 1999 320i roof, and I thought I'd have a go myself. The part my BMW dealer has given me is 8353577, but all I can find on eBay is a Bosch motor with an OEM No. of 13851049, and saying it's equivalent to BMW part 8353576. So is it...
  6. Window going up and down while driving

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all not sure if anyone’s come across this before? I have an e46 330ci my passenger window keeps deciding to go down, go up, stop halfway etc etc When it goes down sometimes I can roll it back up with either the electric window button for the passenger window or the other button that...
  7. BMW E46 M3 Convertible Fully Loaded Harmon Kardon

    BMW Cars for Sale
    For sale is my BMW E46 M3 SMG. Car is in a very good condition both mechanically and body wise. MOT till April 2020. It has heated, electrical seats which are in very good condition, sat nav, bluetooth, padleshift and many more extras! Everything works as it should: aircon ice cold...
  8. Convertible: 3 series vs 1 series

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a budget of £5-6k and want to buy a second hand convertible. I have 2 kids (7 and 3 years old) and my commute is 18 miles each way. I want a car that's reliable, fun to drive, with decent economy.. and love BMWs. So far I've been considering 3 series (probably petrol, 2l) from around...
  9. For sale 435i Convertible in Estoril blue

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi I am selling my 435i convertible, Please get in touch if you are interested. Just MOT'd and serviced. 39,000 miles. Brand new Bridgestone Potenza S001 rear tyres. Front tyres have 7mm tread. Harman Kardon Surround Sound system. All the best extras. Convertible comfort pack consisting of...
  10. BMW e46 323ci convertible

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi again guys, new here, have always loved my BMWs, currently Own two at the moment, at the moment I’m getting a loud rattle noise when sitting idling. When I accelerate it goes. It sounds like tapping metal. Sometimes the car can feel down on power then normal. Any ideas guys
  11. E30 Convertible Electric Roof Control Unit Issue - please help!!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum but have owner E30 BMW's for the last 25 years.. I really need some help from you guys... I have a E30 BMW convertible which is fitted with a hydro-electric power roof - Unfortunately for me the roof has stopped working as there seems to be no power e.g. the button...
  12. 1997 323i convertible front windows not working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Im a bit stumped by a fault with both front windows on my 1997 323i convertible. Both front windows don't go up or down at all. This also means they don't drop and raise when opening and closing the doors. The rear windows work fine as does everything else on the car. I have scanned the...
  13. 2009 E93 335i convertible hard top

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2009, 335i convertible hard top that stalls before the trunk lid completes the down cycle. It also stalls when the top assembly starts to exit the trunk. For both the down and up operation, it will complete the cycle by assisting. The trunk must be pushed down for the down cycle and the...
  14. E36 323i convertible 1999 where to refill transmission fluid

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Just bought a project nice e36 323i convertible got it In the air . Than found oil all over the transmission pan . Has a life time green plastic plug on the bottom of the auto box pad a drain plug at one end . Bought a Mann filter and gasket kit drained the auto box as black as old engine oil...
  15. 2005 E46 325 Convertible remote central locking

    Technical Guides for the E46
    Does anyone know someone who could repair the FZV amplifier unit located in the mirror of a convertible? Colin Abrahams is no longer doing repairs Thanks
  16. M4 convertible roof messages.

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all. First post from a new owner. Just got an m4 convertible and constantly getting warning messages about “roof not latched” and “load aid not in correct position”. It’s been to the local dealers 3 times now, and each time they change a couple of micro switches and sensors and charge me a...
  17. E36 328i Convertible, 106k miles (needs new roof)

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi all Unfortunately I am going to have to depart with my Avus blue, 1998 (S) 328. After losing my job to ill-health last year and only being able to work part-time currently, I can no longer afford to run the car and pay for the work she needs doing. I have had the car for 6 years and put...
  18. E46 Convertible Roof Slow

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good Evening, If I could gain some help please on an issue I have had with my E46 convertible roof please. The story so far is the roof was never like lightening when I got the car 3 yrs ago but it was fine. Slow but fine (25 seconds or so). Last year it just went to being really slow and...
  19. E36 323i Convertible for sale

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi all, time as come to sell my e36 convertible. Madeira Violet. Removable hardtop (with storage bag) Grey leather & Wood trim interior. Rear pdc (factory fitted). Cruise control. Electric adjustable & heated seats. Fully automatic Softtop (total closure system). M sport...
  20. E46 convertible roof operation whist moving

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, Firstly, my apologies if this has already been discussed, I had a search online and in the this forum but couldn't find anything. I have recently acquired a 2003 e46 convertible and have noticed that i can only open and close the roof when the car is at a complete standstill. i am...