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Old 08-29-2012, 03:23 PM
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MT = Doppler Shifting
Location: Lorena & San Antonio, TX
Join Date: Aug 2010
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Mein Auto: 2007 X3 (MT)
Originally Posted by usaret View Post
Mine makes more noise going through the motions of opening the center vent than it does just sliding...
I presume you're speaking about the shade...? If so, this sounds like what mine is doing as well.

It really makes a sharp 'popping' noise sometimes, like something was binding then suddenly let go, when mine separates in the middle to vent. But the thing just keeps working like it should; the noise sounds pretty awful most times, like something snapped or broke -- but it continues to function properly...

I wish there was an easy way to watch what's going on with the shade mechanism during this operation; it's pretty tough to see down behind those heavily-tinted roof panels when they're closed...

X3 w/6-speed & Sport Package:
A sports sedan disguised as an SUV...
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