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Problems with hardtop and back window.
It sounds like there may be a problem with your switches that activate your top and back windows. It is rare for two window motors to go bad at the same time so that is making me think that the...
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Car hard to start.
Is the ignition key hard to turn and binds in the ignition or are you having a no start problem? The ignition lock cylinder would need to be looked at first to see if it is the cause of your...
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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...
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Roof hydraulics leaking
There are no problems that stand out on this car for your hydraulic leak; the entire convertible top system would need to be inspected to see if one of the cylinders, lines, or pumps are leaking on your car. I...
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Hydraulic cylinder for hard top leaking
This is common for hard top and soft top convertibles. Over time, the cup seals in the cylinders get hard and brittle. When this happens they start leaking. Some of the cylinders can be repaired by replacing the cup seals,...
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The car can't fully develop speed
Hi there. Due to the design of this car, it does tend to have a momentary lag in acceleration. If you think it is more than what it should be for this car, I would usually start by installing a...
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Dashboard show the SRS light on
Hello. If there has never been any accidents and that is what the computer is saying, then the computer would likely need to be replaced. The SRS module will fail over time and cause these readings to occur. If all...
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The alarm went off several times during the night
Hello. If this is happening randomly, it usually means that the battery in the car is failing. If the voltage is getting low enough from the battery failing, then this will occur. If the battery is fine, then one of...
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Car shuts off after a few miles
Hello. The most common cause of this on your car is a bad crank position sensor. These fail all of the time on this car and will cause it to stall. I usually install a scan tool and check for...
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My car does not start when I turn the key in the ignition but the dashboard lights turn on. Fuse keeps burning out.
Hi there. Sounds like the starter or starter solenoid has failed and is creating an overload on the electrical system making the fuse burn. Check the wires on the starter and relay and make sure that they are tight. If...

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