Convertible: convertible top

The fully automatic top combines reliable weather protection with simple and easy-touse operation.

The following tips will enhance your driving pleasure in your Convertible:

> It is recommended that you close the convertible top whenever the vehicle is parked. The closed convertible top not only protects the vehicle interior from damage due to unforeseen bad weather, but also provides a certain degree of protection against theft. However, even when the top is closed, valuables should only be stored in the locked cargo area.

> Do not mount any roof rack systems on the convertible top.
> If the top is opened while it is wet, e.g. after driving in the rain, water may drip into the cargo area. If necessary, remove items from the cargo area beforehand to avoid water stains or soiling.

the convertible top as this could result in damage. At temperatures below +14 7/–10 6, do not move the convertible top as this could result in damage.

Do not keep the convertible top in the convertible top box for longer than one day if it is wet; otherwise, the moisture may cause damage. Do not place objects on the convertible top, as otherwise they may fall off when you operate

the convertible top and cause damage or injury. Never move the convertible top when the rollover protection system is in the activated position.

Always completely finish the operation of the convertible top. Driving with the convertible top incompletely opened or closed can result in damage or injury.

Do not reach into the mechanism during the opening or closing procedure. Keep children away from the opening/closing path of the convertible top.

For safety reasons, only operate the convertible top while the vehicle is standing.

pivots upward. When operating the convertible top in a garage, under a bridge, etc., While opening and closing, the convertible top pivots upward. When operating the convertible top in a garage, under a bridge, etc., ensure that there are at least 6 ft 7 in/2 m of headroom; otherwise, the vehicle may be damaged.

Before opening and closing

> Comply with the safety precautions described above.
> Ensure that the cargo area partition is folded down and engaged on both sides, ; otherwise, it will not be possible to open the convertible top.
> Ensure that the cargo does not press against the cargo area partition from below.
> Ensure that the trunk lid is closed.

Opening and closing

Convertible top operation with Comfort Access, refer also to page 30.

As of radio readiness, :

the convertible top only while the engine is running. Prior to closing the convertible To conserve battery power, if possible operate the convertible top only while the engine is running. Prior to closing the convertible top, check for and remove all debris from the windshield frame; otherwise, the closing of the top may be hampered.

1.  Push button: closing the convertible top

1.  Push button: closing the convertible top
2.  Push button: open convertible top
3.  LEDs

top is opened. The side windows move down when the convertible top is opened.

Operating while driving

You can open or close the convertible top while driving, as long as the car is not moving faster than approx. 25 mph/40 km/h.

If you accelerate to over 30 mph/50 km/h while the convertible top is moving, the procedure is interrupted.

attention to the surrounding traffic; While operating the convertible top, pay close attention to the surrounding traffic;

otherwise, an accident may happen. Try to avoid operating the convertible top while reversing the vehicle since the rear view is very limited during the convertible top's movement. Do not operate the convertible top while driving in windy conditions. Do not drive faster than 30 mph/50 km/h; otherwise, damage to the vehicle can occur.

LEDs

> While the convertible top is being operated, the left LED lights up green. It goes out as soon as the top is fully opened or closed.

In the following situations, a message appears on the Control Display or an acoustic signal sounds in addition to the LED lighting up:

> If the right-hand LED flashes red when you release the button, the opening or closing action has not yet finished.
> If the right-hand LED lights up red when the button is pressed, the cargo area partition is raised, the trunk lid is not closed or there is a malfunction. The convertible top cannot be moved.

Interruption

The automatic sequence of movements is interrupted if the button for the convertible top operation is released. The sequence can be continued in the desired direction by pushing or pulling the buttons.

If the opening or closing procedure is interrupted for an extended period, the convertible top remains in the raised position for approx.

10 minutes and then slowly moves to a stable position.

or closed is hazardous. A convertible top which is not completely open or closed is hazardous.

closed, the trunk lid cannot be opened and the windows cannot be moved. If the convertible top is not fully opened or closed, the trunk lid cannot be opened and the windows cannot be moved.

Convenient opening and closing with remote control or via door lock

Refer to pages 30 and 32.

Closing manually

is absolutely necessary. Never open it manually. The convertible top box cover cannot Only close the convertible top manually if it is absolutely necessary. Never open it manually. The convertible top box cover cannot be locked if there is an electrical defect and would then open while the vehicle is in motion. Incorrect handling can result in damage.

Closing the convertible top manually should be performed by two people. The rear seats must not be occupied.

Before closing

1.  Open the trunk lid.
2.  Take the screwdriver out of the onboard vehicle tool kit.

3.  If the convertible top is locked, release the two button in the cargo

3.  If the convertible top is locked, release the two button in the cargo area, arrows 1, using the screwdriver and pull forcefully all the way out. The convertible top box cover is unlocked.
4.  Close the trunk lid. After manually releasing the convertible top box cover, it is no longer possible to open the trunk lid.

Closing

1.  Slide the protective cap, arrow 2, forward.
2.  Slowly and smoothly open the convertible top box cover all the way, arrow 3.

3.  The locking pins must have engaged completely. If they are still visible:

3.  The locking pins must have engaged completely. If they are still visible: close the convertible top box cover as far as necessary until the locking bolts engage audibly, then slowly open the cover. During this process, do not close the convertible top box cover completely.

4.  Lift out the front part of the convertible top, arrows 4, on

4.  Lift out the front part of the convertible top, arrows 4, on both sides and swing it forward. At the same time keep the convertible top box cover from closing, e.g. using your shoulder.

5.  Position the rear convertible top frame upright, arrow 5, and

5.  Position the rear convertible top frame upright, arrow 5, and close the convertible top box cover, arrow 6. Then lower the rear convertible top frame.

6.  Together with another person, press down the front convertible top frame

6.  Together with another person, press down the front convertible top frame from the outside and on both sides as far as possible.
7.  Carefully remove the cover in the center of the front convertible top frame using a pointed object.

Take the Allen wrench out of the onboard literature pouch.

8.  Attach the handle of the screwdriver to the Allen wrench and insert the wrench into the opening provided.

9.  Turn the Allen wrench all the way to the left, arrow 7, until

9.  Turn the Allen wrench all the way to the left, arrow 7, until the front convertible top frame is locked to the windshield frame. The rear convertible top frame is automatically pressed down onto the convertible top box cover and is sealed tight under tension.

otherwise, injury or damage may occur. The closing procedure must be fully completed; otherwise, injury or damage may occur.

Please contact your BMW center to have the cause of the malfunction eliminated.

Wind deflector

With the convertible top open, the wind deflector keeps air movement in the passenger compartment to a minimum, thus providing you with a more pleasant drive, even at higher speeds.

Installation

1.  Remove the wind deflector from the protective cover and unfold it, arrows 1.

2.  Press together the top and bottom parts of the wind deflector until

2.  Press together the top and bottom parts of the wind deflector until the catch engages, arrow 2.
3.  Position both locking pins of one side at the openings provided for them.

4.  Press the wind deflector into the openings, arrows 3, overcoming

4.  Press the wind deflector into the openings, arrows 3, overcoming the tension in the springs, and push the free locking pin in the same direction, arrow 4.
5.  Position the free locking pins at the corresponding openings and let the spring tension lock the wind deflector in place, arrow 5.

6.  Fold up the top section of the wind deflector, arrow 6.

6.  Fold up the top section of the wind deflector, arrow 6.

the front-seat backrests too far if the seat is to be slid all the way back, as With the wind deflector installed: do not recline the front-seat backrests too far if the seat is to be slid all the way back, as this would damage the wind deflector.

Removing the wind deflector

Proceed in the reverse order as used for installation.

Folding

Slide the red release lever towards the middle of the wind deflector and push

Slide the red release lever towards the middle of the wind deflector and push the two halves apart.

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