The most common sensor failure is the rotation angle sensor on the driver side near the left rear corner at the convertible top hinge. The outside window trim rubber is pulling away form the canvas top where the window bends. Also with the factory original window you get the zipper handle the locking clips and the wedge tool to align the trim around the cloth. You can read detailed warranty information on our warranty page. So anyway, yeah, few hundred for sure Wind back the sunroof to expose the front edge of the panel, unscrew it, and remove the panel.
Using a small awl, run it around the inside of the rubber seal, fitting the cloth fabric inside. This is the most common style for all 94 to early 97 models with Manual Top Lock except for Late 1997 model. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. One of the most common complaints of convertible owners is the condition of the rear window. Disconnect the wires to the control.
Now start at the bottom of the old emblem and work the straight pick in under the emblem and have the towel… ah, i had to do this a few years back. If the color is bothering you, then get some black permanent marker and color out the glue if it's the yellow super weatherstrip glue. At Step 7 reattach the door panel by first aligning all the clips with the holes on the door and with your fist hit the door panel back on. A common problem on the E83 X3 is that this plastic part breaks preventing the window from going up or down. December 14, 2009 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't know about your local market, but if the actual roof has deteriorated, then you need to probably replace the roof. Need to buy parts for this project? This is a great value! I just read all the info in replacing the rear window with a zipper. Convertible Top with No Zipper 40 gage Original Light Green tint Plastic window.
Also you can check your Rear Shock Mounts in the trunk by removing the carpet, they are under the speakers. There are too numerous little tricks and rules to follow for me to list. There are no end caps on the zipper teeth, so you may have to use a pair of needle-nose pliers to help get the starter zipper started. November 27, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No, it will not have to zipper for the top. The rear window may not be serviceable. Both Headliners are made with factory style plastic retainers.
I ended up varying the zipper teeth about seven teeth to the right in order to install the window with no wrinkles. The Tip switch function allows the windows to be raised or lowered with a single press of the window button. It was my left rear that went. Release the two screws above the condenser and replace it. They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Trust me when I say, bring it to your favorite mechanic, it doesn't have to be a dealer, but, you do not want to undertake this project.
I suggest watching the whole video first before attempting or if you want, you can have a mechanic do it! Figure 5 I found the most frustrating part of the whole process to be the actual zipping in of the window. I will note, usually when they unzip, it is due to a zipper failure. The cement is very easy to clean up with a paper towel after it starts to become gooey. Mine is brittle and cracked. Unfortunately, genuine window regulators can cost an arm and a leg and many other alternatives are built with questionable quality. ThenÊpush the trim clips along the inner lining up into the holes at the front of the sunroof panel. These plastic trims are located above the rear side quarter windows, they hold the Headliner flush with the Top frame.
April 16, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: if the top itself it ruined, the only fix it having it repaired by a canvas shop or replacing it. Moving in one direction or another will allow you to observe if the creases are getting worse or better. If you would: Before Clicking: Let me know if this helped you, or if you have any additional information or questions. We stock thousands of convertible tops and headliners and can ship most items on the same day or within 24 hours. September 18, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The rear window is replaceable, you can take it to the dealer or you can try it yourself, check out the article on our tech page.
. After reattaching everything test the window again. Hit the grill with a short beat in the middle of it. This rubber trim is sewn to the window and will be removed when the window is taken out of the car. August 15, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No, the only repair is replacing the window or top. It is hidden under the top fabric. It be wise just to replace all of the bulbs while you are in there.
They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. In another comment Wayne says he does not konw where to get one. So as a temporary measure, I'm wondering if it's possible to actually remove the car's rear head restraints? Our install kit includes the special butyl sealing tape required for a proper seal. However, you can contact a local shop, they may have one. Sep 10, 2017 it sounds like the window regulator may be bad.
I had to drive around for months with my window contantly down as I couldn't fix it at the time. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. B: From the inside of the car, locate and remove the zipper ties from the bottom center of the window. With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts. A: Using a plastic butter knife, or a plastic mechanical pencil, gently separate the roof fabric from the rubber trim. The clips that hold the top edge of the door panel on are different from most other cars.