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I have a convertible an I try to put the soft top down and it keeps saying manual only when it's a automatic
Hello there. When you see the manual only warning, this is telling you that the convertible top has experienced a malfunction and it will only work manually. Even though your car has a hydraulic top, it can still be opened...
Switch that lowers the roof wont turn of even though everything is working :P
The convertible top is controlled by the switch that signals the top module to open and close. When the button is pushed, the module turns on the light and performs the open or close operation steps. If any of the...
Finding a (at least decent) sporty convertible for $2-5k
Maintenance costs could vary greatly between each make and model. Make sure to also include extra costs when purchasing a sport convertible. Maintenance repairs on convertible tops tend to be expensive so that is something that you'll also need to...
Convertible rear window detached & crashed inside the back seat
Hello. If you want to submit a complaint about this then you would need to send it to Chrysler of North America. You can call any dealer to get their number and mailing address. More than likely you will not...
Convertible rear window fell out & must also replace top
Hello. If you want to make sure that the window does not come out again then you need to replace it with the complete top. If you replace just the window on this unit and try to secure it then...
Convertible top won't open/close properly & no repairs work
As vehicles age, it is not uncommon to have convertible top issues. Convertible tops rely on many sensors and motors to work properly. When one or more of these items start to have issues, it can be difficult to detect...
Electrical issues with the windows, key remote and lights
Hello. This can be caused by an electrical short or by low voltage in the system. I usually start by checking the connections at the battery and then load testing the battery and the alternator. If those are fine then...
Convertible top fluid brand
Hello there. When checking the fluid, the top must be in the service position for an accurate reading. This should show the fluid level at the proper level once the top is in the service position. The bolt and...
Convertible top won't go down in a 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430
There are many electronics that go into the convertible top and if one of them isn't working properly the whole system could not work. Some examples of electrical problems that can cause this to occur are blown fuses or electrical...
Power top not going up all the way
There is a shelf in the trunk that can be raised or lowered when the top is completely raised. If the shelf is in the up position, the top will not work. Make sure the shelf is lowered to the...
Convertible top not closing all of the way
There are several things that may be causing this problem. Firstly, dirt stuck in the rails of the sun roof can jam or impede the full range of the motion of the automated top. Also, if any of the components...
Convertible top won't work
Hello. Resetting the convertible top involves the back seats being taken out and the convertible motors being disconnected. The purpose of this is to gain access to the micro switch, which is attached to the side latch. The top must...
Convertible top not latching, or going up or down
Convertible tops are complex mechanisms. There are many parts that have to work in sync for proper operation. Diagnosing one that is not working properly would require someone with the proper knowledge to inspect it, one part at a time....
Convertible top malfunctioning and warning lights stay on
Hello. It sounds like the motor that moves the top is failing. When the electric motor fails, this will occur. I usually start by scanning the computer for codes to see if anything comes up. If not, then I apply...
Top gets stuck open
Hello. Most of the time this occurs when the lift motor is failing. This is the most common failure on this top. When it cannot lift it any further, then it is failing internally. I usually do an amperage draw...
Convertible top sometimes works
The Audi A4 conertible top system monitors a total of 10 microswitches and 1 sensor to determine the soft top position and position of the trucklid and cover. What is likely happening is that the status of one of these...
Convertible top broken
Hi, can you move the top either direction or is it completely stuck? When you press the button can you hear the motor for the convertible moving at all? If the fluid for the top motor is full and the...
Convertible top stuck
The hydraulic system that moves the top may have a leak or has taken in air and needs to be bled. When this happens, the pump continues to make noise, but the top stops moving. Have an automotive technician inspect...
Opinion on 2000 Toyota Solara
Yes, they are basically like the Camry and Avalon. They just stopped making them. I guess they didn't sell enough of that particular model. People love convertibles and they made a Solara convertible and I guess they didn't sell...
Need steps to open liner in top of convertible
Hello. There are a series of torx bolts that hold the top to its frame. These will need to be removed to take the top off. When doing so the top will typically not fit back in place as it...

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