Today I let the top down for the first time this year, I closed the top and the same error message along with the red flashing light appears. I have a 2005 mini cooper convertible. Where is the pump located and how do I check an fill? Contents Copyright © 2019 LemonLaw. . I held off yesterday after reading this.
They made a change to the system for the 2006 builds. I don't own the car but I had one that was bought at the Chrysler dealer I work at and I was the mechanic that had to inspect the car. In the interest of better ride, I wanted the 18 inch rims and contrary to other's comments, do not find the combination of the 18 inchers and run flat tires to give a harsh ride. Same problem, I usually get out and hit the sensor and it works again for a while. It is too easy to hit the gas and brake pedals simultaneously. On the drivers side of the car between the main rear window and smaller window, push lightly on the convertible top near the middle from the interior.
Just got my car back from the work shop where thay had to do some work on the car including the roof. We later discovered that this command is not located in the navigation section of iDrive. New gaskets are also advisable as they tend to stick to both surfaces and split when removing. I just want to disconnect all the sensors. With Toyota bad brakes they recalled I think over a million cars, Firestone bad tires, etc. Not sure what to do.
For sure, I was on my best behavior: obeying traffic laws, keeping my eyes on the road and being courteous to fellow motorists. I don't own the car but I had one that was bought at the Chrysler dealer I work at and I was the mechanic that had to inspect the car. Jiggle the write around and then try to close the top. The red warning light is flashing and the top will not go down. Even over sets of railroad tracks staged seemingly to set up body vibrations, the 6er handled them with aplomb — and no untoward shaking. I got out to check the trunk, and it would not open with my remote or the interior button, so used my key. I see the message top not locked so of course I try to drop the top hoping it will fix the glitch boy was I wrong now my top is half way stuck.
I drove it to the dealer and they said because of the temperature change they would have to align the top and that would take 3 to 4 hours of labor. My car has been very well maintained and driven with care since it has been on the road; no accidents. Still not sure what causes it. I throw this out there just as an interesting analysis as it doesn't wholly apply to your situation. And suddenly I managed to open the roof. The top came forwarded and closed.
I have always loved the car from the day I test drove it, took delivery and had it many years. After seeing all these comments it will be interesting to hear his view point. It looks easy enough for the owner to replace without professional assistance. This issue happened without any known reason on my part, and I take more than proper care of my car. This problem is well known and all over the internet. Going topless As handsome as the coupe might be, the convertible may be even more attractive, whether you have the top up or down. Bought a 2007 M6 days ago in showroom condition treated with kid gloves, only 60k miles.
Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects. The back window went up halfway and stopped, and the remaining windows did not move. The roof will not go down and have taken it into a specialist who told me he could not fix it. The hard edges of the 7-Series have been softened into sweeping curves that capture the sporty spirit of the original coupe. I too just recently purchased a 2007 650I and quickly noticed the same convertable top issue that everyone is describing. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
Curb weight is around 4K lbs. This fact is the reflection of a growing group of dissatisfied owners. I just want to disconnect all the sensors. It is too easy to hit the gas and brake pedals simultaneously. Now today I recieve a call from the service representative telling me that if the tops frame now causing destorted and deformed with a wopping cost of 22,000.
I would like to join the lawsuit. They do a good job. Thanks for taking the time to educate the parties who were not aware of these issues. I'm really concerned for my safety and upset with the fact that I owned convertible and cannot enjoy it. I've researched the problem and found that it could be multiple sensors in the top. I have a 2005 mini convertible, with only 20,000 miles on it, barely used.