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      11-22-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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Sunroof only open to ~90%

Just noticed today, sunroof won't open fully when push the sliding button once. Stopped at ~90%. Have to push one more time to open it fully.

Was that a design? If so, why, BMW?

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For areodynamic reason.
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always like that...for years
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This is normal; indeed for aerodynamic and comfort reasons (limiting wind noise). You have to push twice to open it for 100% but then it is recommendable to open one window slightly in order to prevent cabine turbulence
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Just noticed today, sunroof won't open fully when push the sliding button once. Stopped at ~90%. Have to push one more time to open it fully.

Was that a design? If so, why, BMW?

Cheers
BMW keep changing their minds on this.

I can't remember if it was my E36 or E46 which had the same 90% opening, then having to press again to open it fully. Anyway, it was one of them. Most annoying. So now it's back with the F30.

My E90 opened fully on the single press. Not happy with the 90% 10% on the F30.
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Just noticed today, sunroof won't open fully when push the sliding button once. Stopped at ~90%. Have to push one more time to open it fully.

Was that a design? If so, why, BMW?

Cheers
BMW keep changing their minds on this.

I can't remember if it was my E36 or E46 which had the same 90% opening, then having to press again to open it fully. Anyway, it was one of them. Most annoying. So now it's back with the F30.

My E90 opened fully on the single press. Not happy with the 90% 10% on the F30.
That 10% makes a big difference, huh?
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That 10% makes a big difference, huh?
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I know what you mean, I refuse to by a F30 because of that 10%
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It is silly..wish I could code it to work with one touch
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always like that...for years
Wasn't like this in my E46 and E90. Which "years" I've been missing? -
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Wasn't like this in my E46 and E90. Which "years" I've been missing? -
both my e60's had that. my e53 had it too
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both my e60's had that. my e53 had it too
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