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Forum: E46 Convertible 02-25-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,731
Posted By taylor192
Pull and twist with the tonneau cover open. You...

Pull and twist with the tonneau cover open. You should beable to get the end towards the back of the car out first, then work on the front.

I fixed the cracked holes by gluing a washer around the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-16-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By taylor192
That is likely related to the issue. The yellow...

That is likely related to the issue. The yellow light indicates the storage compartment is not down, so if the mechanism is broken likely the sensor thinks it's up.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By taylor192
1. Since you verified there is no fluid leak then...

1. Since you verified there is no fluid leak then next likely is the pump needs to be rebuilt. The toughest action is raising the top out of the storage area, so if that is struggling then your pump...
Forum: E46 Convertible 02-12-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By taylor192
Post a video of the problem

Post a video of the problem
Forum: E46 Convertible 12-11-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 38,969
Posted By taylor192
Good job! Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

Good job!

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Forum: E46 Convertible 10-27-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By taylor192
The latches pull the top down the last few...

The latches pull the top down the last few inches. There is a second set of latches at the first bend that pull the front of the top to the windshield until the visible latches take over and do the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-20-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,450
Posted By taylor192
I tried gummi pflege, unfortunately my seal is...

I tried gummi pflege, unfortunately my seal is too flattened to make a difference.

Tried some stick on weather stripping along the "bump" on the top seal, worked great, except it doesn't stick...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-17-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By taylor192
This. If the red light is blinking there is a...

This. If the red light is blinking there is a recorded fault. My independent garage charges 1/2hr to read codes a few times. Money well spent rather than chasing problems by throwing time and money...
Forum: E46 Convertible 09-06-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,155
Posted By taylor192
If the light is flashing there should be codes. ...

If the light is flashing there should be codes.

I would look at the valve block to see if everything is connected and no broken wires. The lid lifting means the pump is working. The valve block...
Forum: E46 Convertible 08-28-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By taylor192
Fluid will come out even with the system de...

Fluid will come out even with the system de pressurized, so have rags handy.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 08-19-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By taylor192
Turn the allen key more for the front latches,...

Turn the allen key more for the front latches, they are not fully released. Search for info about the "elbow" or "first bend" latches.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 08-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By taylor192
The post mentions how it was fixed. Review the...

The post mentions how it was fixed. Review the Start Here READ ME to familiarize yourself with the top. The front latches are actually 2 sets of latches, the obvious latches that lock to the...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-26-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,986
Posted By taylor192
https://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?p...

https://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?p=16263832#post16263832

Good idea to review the Start Here READ ME, it covers most problems with the top.
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-15-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,305
Posted By taylor192
That is the valve block, the piece with 3...

That is the valve block, the piece with 3 solenoids. Lifting the entire top a few inches to access the valve block is fairly easy. There are only 8 nuts that hold the top down, just requires...
Forum: E46 Convertible 07-03-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 34,305
Posted By taylor192
Thanks for the kind words, glad you solved the...

Thanks for the kind words, glad you solved the issue! And thanks for following up, it will surely help someone else!

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Forum: E46 Convertible 07-02-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,403
Posted By taylor192
Do you have any problems with your windows or...

Do you have any problems with your windows or locks? A faulty GM5 would explain why nothing happens as it has to lower the windows first.

Does the trunk open with the key fob?

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Forum: E46 Convertible 06-08-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,838
Posted By taylor192
Sorry wish I could help, yet wondering what you...

Sorry wish I could help, yet wondering what you are using to read the BMW codes. This? Xtool Bluetooth 3.0 IOBD2 Car Diagnostic Tool for BMW, Support IOS and Android System, iPod/ iPhone/ iPad/...
Forum: E46 Convertible 06-07-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 87,088
Posted By taylor192
A couple hours, although a day for any epoxy to...

A couple hours, although a day for any epoxy to dry.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 06-01-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,349
Posted By taylor192
There is a second set of latches at the first...

There is a second set of latches at the first bend (where the wires usually break). Check the hydraulics read me, I think I documented them there. They would keep the rear window forced down.
...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By taylor192
Buy waxed twine, not just any string. Marine\boat...

Buy waxed twine, not just any string. Marine\boat stores carry this.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 05-12-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By taylor192
I bought this kit years ago, no issues and very...

I bought this kit years ago, no issues and very good value. Get the optional dome light, the 12 led version is bright enough to light up the entire interior at night!
...
Forum: E46 Convertible 05-02-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By taylor192
The Start Here READ ME addresses all at. ...

The Start Here READ ME addresses all at.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 05-02-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By taylor192
Yes, remove anything in the interior, wash it and...

Yes, remove anything in the interior, wash it and let dry. The stream is likely full of crap you don't want sticking around in your car. The doors should be ok since they are designed to drain water....
Forum: E46 Convertible 04-29-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By taylor192
A failing voltage regulator will cause weird...

A failing voltage regulator will cause weird electrical gremlins.

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Forum: E46 Convertible 04-23-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 164,520
Posted By taylor192
Start with the pump, it is far more likely to be...

Start with the pump, it is far more likely to be the problem. Even if it's not, since these cars are >12yo your pump is probably due soon anyways.

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