BMW 1 Series Convertible Roof Repairs – Cayman Auto Services
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BMW 1 Series Cabriolet / BMW E88 Soft Top and Convertible Roof Repairs

Cayman specialise in solving BMW 1 Series convertible roof repairs

The BMW 1 Series cabriolet is a great small rear-wheel drive cabriolet, offering its drop top owner a great drive with the build quality and sophistication we have learnt to expect from BMW in a neat soft-top package.

The fabric folding hood takes up less boot space than a metal folding roof system when the roof system is folded down and the BMW 1 Series convertible is a great choice for those looking for a neatly packaged cabriolet.

The BMW 1 series convertible arrived to the soft-top market in 2008 and the fourth body style to emerge from the 1 series platform. The BMW E88 convertible competed against other manufacturers in the smaller soft-top market and also for BMW gave rivalry to its well established BMW 3 series convertible range.

The BMW 1 series E88 folding roof features a fabric drop-top that opens or closes in 22 seconds and at speeds of 25mph (we however would always recommend a stationary approach to operation for the roof to function at peak performance and limit any damage) and available in black, beige or the first innovative anthracite silver fleck – a cabriolet roof fabric material interwoven with fine shiny metallic fibres.

Why Choose Us for Your BMW 1 Series Roof Repair?

Discounted rates

We diagnose and repair faults accurately, at a considerably discounted rate in comparison to BMW dealerships.

Knowledge and expertise

We have dedicated our knowledge and expertise to the convertible roof system and fully understand every BMW soft top and convertible model.

High quality equipment

We have the highest quality equipment to ensure your BMW E88 is looked after correctly and maintained to the highest standards.

Accurate, efficient diagnosis

We emphasise on accurate diagnosis and efficient and thorough repairs using the latest technology and diagnostic equipment.

1 year warranty

We guarantee our repairs with the minimum of a 1 year warranty.

All roof faults serviced

We service a full range of faults, simply let us know in the contact form or give us a call.

Common BMW 1 Series Convertible/BMW E88 soft top and convertible roof problems

  • Boot lid catch does not release or you are unable to access boot area
  • Convertible roof is stuck open/shut
  • Diagnosed roof motor/pump failure
  • Hydraulic leaks or hydraulic pump failure
  • Roof requires recalibration or roof reset
  • Alignment issues with roof frame
  • Cabriolet not operating fully through cycle or stops halfway
  • Cabriolet is slow to operate
  • Chime alarm sounds when driving warning the roof is not shut down and locked correctly
  • Convertible Hood not operating correctly
  • Drains blocked – water may damage motor
  • ECU for cabriolet has failed
  • Flap motor fault
  • Leaking roof rams
  • Leaking roof hoses
  • Noisy roof operation
  • Rear headrests deployed
  • Roll over protection fault
  • Position sensor fault
  • Soft top only works in one direction
  • Soft top warning light flashing
  • Switch position – implausible signal
  • Tension bow has fallen out of range
  • Tonneau not lifting correctly
  • Tonneau snags through operation
  • Warning light on dash advising problem with Hood
  • Water ingress to cabin or boot area
  • Windows not dropping when lowering convertible roof

Which BMW models do we cater for?


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