Nissan 370Z Forum  

370z roof won't move warning light on

2010 roadster 45k. Roof won't move. Warning light on dash is on. Hit the swith and nothing happens, I manually checked to make sure it is locked down.

Go Back   Nissan 370Z Forum > Other 370Z Models > Nissan 370Z Roadster (Convertible)

Like Tree74Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-05-2015, 06:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: NB Canada
Posts: 19
Drives: 10 370z roadster
Rep Power: 3
chad.mcvay350 is on a distinguished road
Default 370z roof won't move warning light on

2010 roadster 45k. Roof won't move. Warning light on dash is on. Hit the swith and nothing happens, I manually checked to make sure it is locked down.
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
chad.mcvay350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2015, 08:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
A True Z Fanatic
 
SouthArk370Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: South Arkansas
Posts: 6,474
Drives: 2014 Challenger
Rep Power: 1205
SouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I'm not familiar with the 370Z rag top but I'd check the limit switches at the top of the windshield first. Then the switches that tell the system the top is fully retracted (I have no idea where they are located).
__________________
Nacho's OBD/CAN Wiki - Steering Lock Links - Download 370Z Factory Service Manual (FSM) -Search The370Z Bookmarklet
Mankind has progressed past the need for war but we haven't evolved that far. - NachoMahma
SouthArk370Z is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2015, 02:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Oxfordshire
Posts: 20
Drives: 370z Roadster
Rep Power: 3
The Bodyman is on a distinguished road
Default

Disconnect the battery for 10mins. Might just do it.
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
The Bodyman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2015, 05:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: NB Canada
Posts: 19
Drives: 10 370z roadster
Rep Power: 3
chad.mcvay350 is on a distinguished road
Default

Tried the battery thing, left it over an hour with zero luck. Top hydraulics is helping me also. But still interested in any input!
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
chad.mcvay350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2015, 09:34 AM   #5 (permalink)
A True Z Fanatic
 
NickD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Babylon, NY
Posts: 1,186
Drives: 10 Z34 Touring Vert
Rep Power: 8
NickD is on a distinguished road
Default

May sound stupid but make sure your trunk is closed. Open it and close it again then try.
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
__________________
2010 370z Touring Roadster Monterey Blue
My Z Photo Library
NickD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2015, 07:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
Track Member
 
FLUJOKE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 770
Drives: 14 370z Pearl White
Rep Power: 7
FLUJOKE is on a distinguished road
Default

Mine would open about 1 ft and from there i would have to give it a slight bump to help it open all the way
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
__________________
l "14 370z l Sport l Touring l Navi l Pearl White l AT l Stillen Gen3 CAI l GT Haus Mid Pipe, Y Pipe, Axle Back l Fast Intentions Long Tube Headers l Stillen F&R Sway Bars l H&R Spacers 20x15 l Evo-R Fog Light l Swift Springs l SPL Camber Arms l UpRev Tune l 3XX WHP l
FLUJOKE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2015, 07:59 AM   #7 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: NB Canada
Posts: 19
Drives: 10 370z roadster
Rep Power: 3
chad.mcvay350 is on a distinguished road
Default

Trunk is closed tight. Stull no idea
chad.mcvay350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2015, 07:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: St John's Newfoundland
Posts: 10
Drives: 10 370ZRoad Black M6
Rep Power: 3
KenB is on a distinguished road
Default Same Issue

I have the same issue. 2010 370 with 33k. First event happened in June after coming home one cold evening with the roof open. Car was cold and then placed in warm garage for the night with the roof closed. Next morning when taking the car out I noticed that the roof open warning light was on, but had not been on the night before. No response from the open switch. Tried all of the forum suggestions of hard reset and trunk open/close using the key. A few days later after the car had been in the sun for a while, the problem seemed to resolve itself. Working fine until a few days ago. I have tried to limit temperature extremes but the same thing occurred; only now even sitting in the warm sun does not do the trick. I have read of others with this same symptom, and they eventually had to replace the hydraulics. Very Expensive!!! I am trying to figure out how to diagnose the issue. Have no warranty left from 2010. Would be happy to share any info on a solution that does not require replacing the roof.

Does anyone know how to disable the blasted warning buzzer? At least I will still be able to drive with the roof up!
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
KenB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2015, 09:58 AM   #9 (permalink)
A True Z Fanatic
 
NickD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Babylon, NY
Posts: 1,186
Drives: 10 Z34 Touring Vert
Rep Power: 8
NickD is on a distinguished road
Default

Bring it to the dealer and let them fix it under warranty
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
__________________
2010 370z Touring Roadster Monterey Blue
My Z Photo Library
NickD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2015, 10:05 AM   #10 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: St John's Newfoundland
Posts: 10
Drives: 10 370ZRoad Black M6
Rep Power: 3
KenB is on a distinguished road
Default

No warranty left. I have seen numbers on this forum as high as US$15K to fix a similar problem. I will be having my local dealer look at the issue but would like to have some fall back options.
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
KenB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2015, 12:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
Track Member
 
FLUJOKE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 770
Drives: 14 370z Pearl White
Rep Power: 7
FLUJOKE is on a distinguished road
Default

I traded mine after being in the shop 3 times for small tears from defect. Let them fix it and traded her in next day


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
l "14 370z l Sport l Touring l Navi l Pearl White l AT l Stillen Gen3 CAI l GT Haus Mid Pipe, Y Pipe, Axle Back l Fast Intentions Long Tube Headers l Stillen F&R Sway Bars l H&R Spacers 20x15 l Evo-R Fog Light l Swift Springs l SPL Camber Arms l UpRev Tune l 3XX WHP l
FLUJOKE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2015, 10:19 AM   #12 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 23
Drives: 370zr 7AT PlatGryMet
Rep Power: 8
dsmarks2002 is on a distinguished road
Default

I have the same issue with my 2010, put the top down and the warning light never went out, and the buzzer won't shut off. Took it to the dealership and they made a failed attempt at fixing some wiring. Final result is they say I need to replace the entire top at a cost of approx 7k, and the car is not longer under warranty. So now I'm stuck with a car I can sell/trade because the top won't operate and is no longer a convertible. I've contacted Nissan consumer affairs, a 5yr old car with 30k that's always lived in a garage shouldn't require 7k in repairs, and shouldn't have to replace the entire top to fix some wiring. Don't know what will come of it be if anyone has some advice I'm all ears.

Thanks,
WI_Hedgehog and ZipNZ370 like this.
dsmarks2002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2015, 10:39 AM   #13 (permalink)
A True Z Fanatic
 
SouthArk370Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: South Arkansas
Posts: 6,474
Drives: 2014 Challenger
Rep Power: 1205
SouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond reputeSouthArk370Z has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dsmarks2002 View Post
I have the same issue with my 2010, ... Don't know what will come of it be if anyone has some advice I'm all ears.
Most dealers are ill-equipped to handle vert problems and probably haven't work on many (if any). I'd try finding an independent shop with some expertise in verts. Should be more than one in a city as big as Atlanta. An auto upholstery shop may be able to give you some leads. A repair shop that specializes in classic cars may have more experience with verts.
__________________
Nacho's OBD/CAN Wiki - Steering Lock Links - Download 370Z Factory Service Manual (FSM) -Search The370Z Bookmarklet
Mankind has progressed past the need for war but we haven't evolved that far. - NachoMahma
SouthArk370Z is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2015, 01:02 PM   #14 (permalink)
Base Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: NB Canada
Posts: 19
Drives: 10 370z roadster
Rep Power: 3
chad.mcvay350 is on a distinguished road
Default

I am slowly working on mine, will keep everyone posted.
WI_Hedgehog likes this.
chad.mcvay350 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2015, 02:12 PM   #15 (permalink)
A True Z Fanatic
 
NickD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Babylon, NY
Posts: 1,186
Drives: 10 Z34 Touring Vert
Rep Power: 8
NickD is on a distinguished road
Default

Few things to check:
Do you hear the motor when you press the button to open or close it?
Are you sure the latches above the window and the latch near the trunk are all locked down?
Is the open/close button lit up?

It could be something as simple as the fuse. Check it to make sure it's not blown.
__________________
2010 370z Touring Roadster Monterey Blue
My Z Photo Library
NickD is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
roadster, roof, stuck, top issue, warning indicator

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Key warning light picture? plato Nissan 370Z General Discussions 9 03-03-2014 04:06 PM
WARNING! You may get stranded if you see this light. Minicobra1 Nissan 370Z Warranty / Scheduled Maintenance / Servicing / Repairs 15 10-25-2013 06:42 PM
Hood warning light need help Loki Engine & Drivetrain 0 03-28-2012 09:46 AM
tail light out warning light cossie1600 Exterior & Interior 0 06-28-2011 08:15 PM
Ikey warning light X90DAV Nissan 370Z General Discussions 4 04-25-2010 08:50 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2