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Post by HermannZ4 » Sun May 13, 2018 4:55 pm

Just been for a lovely drive home now and the roof won’t go back up ?? Any help please x

Jane

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Post by Smartbear » Sun May 13, 2018 5:40 pm

HermannZ4 wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 4:55 pm
Just been for a lovely drive home now and the roof won’t go back up ?? Any help please x

Jane
What’s it doing, any warning lights on the dashboard? Are you trying from the fob or by the interior button?
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Post by Busterboo » Mon May 14, 2018 2:15 am

If, OP, you haven't already solved the problem, one solution may be to:

1 open the boot and
2 push back anything that's in it, so that it's not in contact with
3 the dreaded 'boot cover'.
4 Then, try to lift and push the cover back down, so it's shut.

Basically, all you're trying to do is to bring the boot cover back into its fully down position, with no interference or pressure from luggage/objects in the boot.
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Post by ronk » Wed May 23, 2018 9:31 pm

Anything to report Op?
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Post by Number5 » Thu May 24, 2018 7:55 am

HermannZ4 wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 4:55 pm
Just been for a lovely drive home now and the roof won’t go back up ?? Any help please x

Jane
I presume it must be working again now, but if not I'm also in (North) Bristol and can have a look for you. Send me a PM (Private message) and I'll return my contact details.
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Post by HermannZ4 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:07 pm

Hi sorry for not replying sooner.... we’ll after an hour of stressing I opened the boot wiggled the roof housing which I think just somehow moved closed it all up and it worked ...... no idea why or what caused it.. no problems since. Thanks everyone x

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Post by HermannZ4 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:10 pm

On another note I’m not that tall the only thing which bugs me with my car is how on earth do you alter the drivers mirror... no buttons on it and it’s fixed! Am I being blonde!!!!

I did however fit a wind deflector myself so loving the result and weather.

Thanks

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Post by Smartbear » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:26 pm

HermannZ4 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:10 pm
On another note I’m not that tall the only thing which bugs me with my car is how on earth do you alter the drivers mirror... no buttons on it and it’s fixed! Am I being blonde!!!!

I did however fit a wind deflector myself so loving the result and weather.

Thanks

Jane (Hermann is my cars name lolol)!
Hi, glad your roof is ok now :P
My e89 rear view mirror is adjustable? It’s supposed to be anti dazzle I think and reacts to light shining on it.
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Post by ihadablackdog » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:54 pm

Smartbear wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:26 pm
HermannZ4 wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:10 pm
On another note I’m not that tall the only thing which bugs me with my car is how on earth do you alter the drivers mirror... no buttons on it and it’s fixed! Am I being blonde!!!!

I did however fit a wind deflector myself so loving the result and weather.

Thanks

Jane (Hermann is my cars name lolol)!
Hi, glad your roof is ok now :P
My e89 rear view mirror is adjustable? It’s supposed to be anti dazzle I think and reacts to light shining on it.
Rob
Yours sounds like the auto-dimming one that darkens when it senses more light from the rear than from the front.

Mine is the peasants version...old skool, manual! You turn the bit where the red light flashes left or right, and that moves the mirror up or down to use the anti-dazzle bit (I don't know how it works and can't tell the difference).

So if the op is talking about anti-dazzle, then its either automatic, or he needs to twist the flashing red led cover.

If he means adjust the actual direction of the mirror, then that should move like any other rear view mirror...just grab and man-handle it to where you want it (don't be too rough).
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Post by HermannZ4 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:41 pm

Hiya

Yup it does auto dim (bit like me),,, Brill thanks for the tip will try that tomorrow x the mirror is just a tiny bit high for me and it’s been bugging me.... love the car otherwise! Ta again!!

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Post by ihadablackdog » Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:05 pm

If it auto dims, dont twist the plastic led cover...it might break.

But you should be able to adjust the whole mirror to a position that lets you see behind you.
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