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My top switch is blinking on 99 bmw cnv fully automatic

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my top switch is blinking on 99 bmw cnv fully automatic
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Hi, this is typically caused by a failed microswitch within the convertible top system. The top uses a series of switches to monitor the position of the roof, so that it does not fold improperly and damage itself. When one switch fails, the top will not operate as the switch's input is missing. You will need to have the car properly diagnosed using a bmw scan tool to identify the failed switch. Please let me know if you have further questions, I am happy to answer follow ups. If satisfied with my assistance, please press accept so that I am compensated for my time, effort and expertise. I am not compensated until you press accept.

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Edited by Steve L on 6/12/2010 at 9:14 PM EST
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