Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on BMW MINI COOPER R55, R56, R60

Quick tutorial: How to change the sunroof blind BMW MINI COOPER R55, R56, R60.
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Tools:

  • Torx
  • New rear or front awning

Time:

30 MIN

Overview:

Overview | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
overview

1- Remove rear / front sunroof window

the 3 rear window screws | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
3 rear window screws
the 3 rear window screws | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
3 rear window screws

Remove the three screws on each side from inside the vehicle.

Do the same on each side.

2 – Carefully remove the rear window

3 – Removing the rear sunroof blind

To remove | Change the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
To be disassembled
Screws to remove | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
To be disassembled

Remove the screw from above, freeing the left-hand part.
Do the same on each side.

4 – Unclip the blind

unclip blind | Change front and rear sunroof blinds on BMW MINI COOPER
unclip blind
unclip blind | Change front and rear sunroof blinds on BMW MINI COOPER
unclip blind

Unclip the plastic sunshields on each side, paying attention to surrounding parts.

5 – Installing the new rear blind

Installing the new blind | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
Installing the new blind


Insert the awning, paying attention to the fabric, and clip the plastic parts in place.

6 – Refit nut from step 3

Remounting | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
Go to
Remounting | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
Go to

7 – Replace the rear window (reverse step 2)

8 – Re-tighten the 3 screws on each side ( reverse step 1 )

Tighten the 3 screws on the left and right sides

Remounting the 3 rear window screws | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
3 rear window screws
Remounting the 3 rear window screws | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
3 rear window screws

9 – Adjusting the sunroof window if necessary

glass adjustment | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
window adjustment

One side at a time
Loosely tighten the left and right screws to adjust the translation, then retighten the screws once you feel the setting is correct.
The measurements from left to right are as follows:

Measure 1:
from 0 to 1 mm


Measure 2:
from 0 to 0.5 mm


Size: 3
from 0 to 1 mm

10 – Sunroof initialization after disassembly

  | Changing the front and rear sunroof blinds on the BMW MINI COOPER
sunroof control

The sunroof can be reset to any position
Hold the switch during the entire procedure

1 – Press and hold the “Close” switch
The sunroof will move a few centimetres
Continue to operate the switch in this position
Movement realized :
Hold the switch in the “Close” direction in the first position.

  1. Sunroof closes completely after 30 seconds
  2. Sunroof opens fully
  3. The sunroof then switches to the “closed” position
  4. Release the switch.

    Here’s how to change BMW MINI sunroof blinds

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