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Old 02-11-2019, 07:35 AM   #106 (permalink)
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Scottish Paul- Before giving a dime to the stealership go talk to Eric at "The Prestige Companies" in Anaheim. He is a top notch pro and has diagnosed/repaired issues with our tops on several occasions.

Tell him Tyler from Best Coast Auto sent you!!
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Scottish Paul- Before giving a dime to the stealership go talk to Eric at "The Prestige Companies" in Anaheim. He is a top notch pro and has diagnosed/repaired issues with our tops on several occasions.

Tell him Tyler from Best Coast Auto sent you!!
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Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum and really need to tap into your collective body of knowledge and trouble shooting skills: The day before yesterday, I had the top down in the daytime with temperatures in the mid-forties. Came back from running errands, pulled in the driveway, hit the top button and nothing no warning lights, etc. Does the top system have fuses in the fuse box and could just have been the cold weather only since temps have drop this week. It has worked okay all through summer and fall until two days ago. Thanks in advance!
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okie.marv,

Two things:

The owner's manual says to not operate the roof if the temperature is below 40 degrees F, mainly because the hydraulic oil would be too thick at that temperature to operate the pump and top rams without doing damage.

The other one that the trunk MUST be latched down correctly for the top to operate.

If those two parameters are met, the top should operate correctly, provided that you don't have any other issue.

The age of your car would make me guess that you have a broken wire in the wiring harness where the convertible top frame hinge areas are. Years of flexing may have broken one or more of the thin wires, particularly if the wires were cold.

Get back to us if you can't solve the issue. Good Luck!
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Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum and really need to tap into your collective body of knowledge and trouble shooting skills: The day before yesterday, I had the top down in the daytime with temperatures in the mid-forties. Came back from running errands, pulled in the driveway, hit the top button and nothing no warning lights, etc. Does the top system have fuses in the fuse box and could just have been the cold weather only since temps have drop this week. It has worked okay all through summer and fall until two days ago. Thanks in advance!
Were both windows rolled down when you tried to put the top back up? If so, roll the windows up. It doesnt have to be all the up nor both windows, just one window partially up is fine.
Ive had this happen to me before. It happened both opening and closing the top. It might be a window reset issue.
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Dear Bunk -- You just made my day! Rolled the windows back up and hit the close button and it worked like Perfectly. Thank you for taking the time as well as other members who contributed.
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What??????!!!!!!!! That makes no sense whatsoever!

When the top is up, and the windows are closed, ..... the first thing that occurrs when you press the button to open the roof, is the windows power down! So why would your car have to have one window partially or all of the way up in order to get the system to close the top????!!!!

Baffling!!! But if it works ... why not?

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What??????!!!!!!!! That makes no sense whatsoever!

When the top is up, and the windows are closed, ..... the first thing that occurrs when you press the button to open the roof, is the windows power down! So why would your car have to have one window partially or all of the way up in order to get the system to close the top????!!!!

Baffling!!! But if it works ... why not?

Strange!
Right, Im assuming that the top system isnt detecting the windows rolling down, so it does nothing, if in fact the windows are all the way down.

..rolling the windows up gives what ever sensors involved something to do so it goes with the whole sequence...
I havent had time to really troubleshoot it. Ive been just living with making sure the windows are at least partially up before opening or closing the top. Like I said, it could just be a window reset, or a sensor. I havent looked at the schematics so I dont know how the top works..... yet..
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Dear Bunk -- You just made my day! Rolled the windows back up and hit the close button and it worked like Perfectly. Thank you for taking the time as well as other members who contributed.
Im glad it worked for you! Im sure theres still an underlying issue. Ill find some time to troublshoot it one of these days. If you find the issue before anyone else, feel free to post it!
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Nice work Bunk...Glad Marv’s top is working again..

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FYI, I did a window reset. Top opens and closes fine with the windows rolled down.
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