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  1. Roof won't go down

    First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, I know there have been several threads on this before but it seems we've tried everything and hit a dead end. The roof on my 06 R52 Cooper S won't go down - the switches in the boot are pressed and I know the motor works from testing it but the switch does nothing when pressed, not even...
  2. Convertible roof latch replacement?

    First Generation MINI Cooper S
    One of the two latch mechanisms that locks the roof to the frame is broken. I have a replacement part. Since the car is on an island without a Mini dealership I need to replace it myself. Has anyone done it? I looked at it after removing the plastic covers. I can see where the front is screwed...
  3. Window initialisation, convertible roof not working.

    Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hello i have bought mini one r57 2011 convertible last month. I have seen pictures where roof been opened and promised that it’s all working before i seen car. Unfortunately seller wasn’t able to open roof and gave me discount saying that roof was working fine, he didn’t use car for last 4...