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R57: roof top latch issue

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Old 04-01-2019, 01:16 PM
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R57: roof top latch issue (resolved)

Bonjour tous,
Sorry for my english, im a french Guy ��
I have r57 (2010). I have an issue with one latch of my roof top.
BMW Would like to replace all mechanisam for 4000 ��, They are completly crazy!!!
I choiced to try to repair, i progress step by step.
Iidentifie a problem, apparently one of my latch is desynchronize.
Its why when is time to unlock, on one side itsnt work. Have you some idea? thanks for your support ��


 

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Hi guys,
I crossed my fingers and fortunately I fixed my issue.
To be able to synchronise both brackets I unscrewed the sunroof motor to be able to disciple the gear motor with the spiral cables.
After that I took in reference the bracket position on the functional side. I set, slid by hand the other bracket in the same position (before I had a 10mm difference!!!).
After this synchronisation I screwed the sunroof motor with bracket in the right position.
I don't know why I had this desynchronization!!!
The top works well, I hope it's the end of my problem.
Bonne journe.
 
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Old 04-02-2019, 11:28 PM
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Bon travail! The motor has plastic gears and may have slipped teeth.
 
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Thats my guess, pull the top motor out and look at it.

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/sho...diagId=54_0407
 
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