Does it hurt to raise-lower top manually?

Asked by May 27, 2015 at 05:21 PM about the 2000 BMW Z3 2.3 Convertible

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If it's a power top, yes. There's a motor and cables or gears that operate it. By forcing it down you'll mess up or break something. It's not designed to be operated manually. HTH. -Jim

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