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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Lifting out Convertible Top User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Lifting out Convertible Top User Manual

Lifting out Convertible Top

  1. Grab both sides of the convertible top well storage cover on the side in the rear and swivel up and to the rear to the end position.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Operating from the Inside User Manual5
  2. On both sides of the vehicle, grasp the front edge of the convertible top frame with one hand. With the other hand, grasp the end of the convertible top on the bottom edge.
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  3. Lift out the convertible top and the convertible top ends on both sides simultaneously and swing it forward. When you do this, make sure that the convertible top ends do not push against other parts.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Operating from the Inside User Manual8
  4. Place the convertible top onto the windshield frame and close the convertible top well storage cover. The end of the convertible top must be folded up for this purpose.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Operating from the Inside User Manual9
  5. Fold the end of the convertible top down onto the convertible top well storage cover.

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Locking the convertible top in the front

  1. Carefully remove the cover in the center of the front convertible top frame.
  2. Insert the convertible top tool into the convertible top lock.
    While a person presses the front convertible top frame from the outside onto the middle of the windshield frame: turn the convertible top tool counter-clockwise until the front convertible frame is locked with the front windshield frame.

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NOTICE
When driving in the rain or on a wet road surface with the convertible top locked only in the front, water will penetrate the car’s interior. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Do not drive in the rain or on a wet road surface with the convertible top locked only in the front.

NOTICE
Driving faster than 50 mph/80 km/h with the convertible locked only in the front may damage the convertible top. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. When driving with the convertible top locked only in the front, do not exceed a speed of 50 mph/80 km/h.

Have the convertible top checked by a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Wind deflector

Principle
The wind deflector reduces the air movement in the vehicle interior when driving with the convertible top down.
The wind deflector is most effective when the side windows are closed.

General information
A protective jacket for the removed wind deflector is located in the cargo area.
Make sure the wind deflector is dry before stowing it in the protective jacket.

Safety information
Warning

Body parts can be jammed when operating the wind deflector. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that the area of movement around the wind deflector is clear when installing and removing it and folding it up.

Warning
Objects placed on the installed wind deflector can be thrown into the car’s interior or endanger other road users, for instance in case of an accident, braking or evasive maneuver. The objects can damage the wind deflector. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property. Do not place any objects on the installed wind deflector.

Warning
A wind deflector that has not been mounted correctly may fly off and be thrown into the vehicle or endanger other road users. There is a risk of injury or risk of damage to property.
Before driving, make sure that the retaining pins are engaged in the fixing points and that the wind deflector is mounted securely.

Warning
Operating the wind deflector while driving can distract from the surrounding traffic. There is a risk of accident. Operate the wind deflector only when the vehicle is stationary.

NOTICE
When moving the front seats back, the wind deflector can be damaged. There is a risk of damage to property, among other potential damage. Make sure that the area of movement is clear prior to moving the front seats back.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

Download Manuals: https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

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