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Q: Convertible top not stowing properly

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The convertible top on my car won't go all of the way into the storage compartment.

A: Hi. Sounds to me that the convertible top m...

Hi. Sounds to me that the convertible top motor is not able to secure the top fully because of an obstruction. A misalignment in the folding sections of the top will also cause this to occur. I would recommend having this issue visually inspected by a professional to see what needs to be repaired.

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