The new Ford Bronco is a certified adventure vehicle, which means it can serve a variety of functions. The Bronco can do it everything, whether you want a good off-roader, a family SUV, or just a nice car, but what if you want to use it as a convertible?
Even though convertible SUVs are an unusual concept, the powerful Bronco allows you to remove its roof and utilize it as a convertible. So, how do you take a new Bronco’s roof off?
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How Do You Store the Ford Bronco Roof?
When it comes to storing the new Bronco’s top, Ford actually includes a bag designed to hold the front two panels.
To use the bag, carefully wipe the driver’s roof panel and slide it onto the bottom end of the bag. Then, clean the passenger side roof panel, install the fabric divider, and slide the second roof panel on top of the first.
Another interesting note is that Ford recommends fastening the bag within your trunk area by latching it onto the two latches positioned at the bottom of the second row of seats and tying the security strap underneath the rear passenger headrests.
The negative is that Ford does not provide any bags to preserve the mid panel and rear roof panel, which should be stored indoors on a soft surface.
Can you Take on a New Bronco Sport?
Although technically possible, you should never attempt to remove the Bronco Sport’s roof. Ford created the Bronco Sport to be a sporty, everyday, daily driven family SUV, but the huge Bronco is more off-road oriented.
As a result, the Bronco Sport was not constructed with a removable roof in mind, which means that removing its roof could cause major structural concerns. As a result, removing the roof of the Bronco Sport can be hazardous and, more than likely, uninsurable.
How Do You Remove the Roof of a New Bronco?
First, remove the roof rack/rail if you have one, and then remove the two front roof panels, beginning with the driver’s side. Unlatch the driver’s side head panel and crank the three L-shaped latches to unlock them.
Repeat for the passenger side roof panel, and gently remove both. To remove the center panel, unlatch the panel on both the driver’s and passenger’s sides and spin the L-shaped locks.
Finally, open the tailgate, lift open the window, and locate the washer hose and wiring harness to remove the rear panel. Disconnect them both and reconnect them in their respective locations on the inside of the trunk.
Remove the four screws on each side that secure the base of the top panel by opening the rear doors. To avoid any damage, remove the panel and set it on a soft surface with the tailgate open.
Is it Simple to Remove the Ford Bronco Roof?
Removing the Ford Bronco roof may appear tough and time-consuming at first, but if you follow all of the advice carefully, you should be able to do so effectively.
It’s critical to stick to the plan and remove the front two panels first. The initial step is always to unlatch the panels, followed by unlocking the three L-shaped locks.
When you’ve completely removed the front two panels, move on to the middle panel and finish with the rear panel.
You don’t have to be a competent mechanic or a fitness fanatic to do this. The panels are not heavy, and there are only four screws (four on each side) that need to be unscrewed; everything else is a matter of pushing latches and locks.