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2005 mini convertible top will not open on right side, found

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2005 mini cooper convertible top...
2005 mini cooper convertible top will not open on right side
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: found one cable gears striped how to replace cables
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: 7689 no fluid leaks
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: replace cables one has striped gears
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: BMW
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BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

give me few minutes I will send you the procedure for the cable replacement

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BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

dropbox link

Please let me know if that works for you

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BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/plxshw530qer0qf/AADf1jTGltsClbHaNdsJmySna?dl=0

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you for the your help, I went to the drop box link and it's coming up for a Tracer Transmission. Get you send along the procedure again. Thank you
BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

no problem i m sorry I will fix that now and resend it for you

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BMW Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

54 34 211 - Replacing left or right tension cable

Necessary preliminary tasks: - Open folding roof approx. halfway - Remove seals

Detach convertible top fabric (1) from front bow (rear).

If necessary, lever convertible top fabric (1) with plastic wedge out of front bow (front). Detach convertible top fabric (1) from front bow. Installation: Attach double-sided adhesive tape to front bow and stick on convertible top from inside outwards.

Detach tension cable (1) at side from roof frame.

Disengage roof bow (1).

Unscrew nuts (1).

Pull convertible top fabric (1) out of roof crossbar. Note: Do not pull out convertible top fabric by the pockets. Convertible top fabric is secured on each side with 3 retainers to roof crossbar.

Detach convertible top fabric (1) from convertible top frame.

Feed out tension cable (1) and lever spring (2) out of pin. Installation: Press spring circlip correctly onto pin groove. Check for secure seating. Remove tension cable from fabric pockets and feed in new tension cable. Carry out function check See: Convertible Top > Component Tests and General Diagnostics > Checking Function of EH Convertible Top.

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