Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Convertible top stuck partially open

asked by on

The convertible top on my car is stuck partially open. I also can't open the trunk, and the rear window is opening backwards.

There is a technical service bulletin from Volkswagen for updated programming to remedy inconsistent operation of the convertible top; you may want to take your Eos to a dealer to get the update. Also, disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes, then reconnecting it, could restore operation. There is also an emergency closing procedure that is outlined in the owner’s manual.

YourMechanic can send a top-rated technician to your home or office to fix your trunk and inoperative window.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Need to repair my radiator and tires.

The tpms sensor in the tire may be bad. You will need to take it to a technician that has a tpms scan tool to have it checked out. You may want to check the tire pressure in the tires...

Q: What does the emergency trunk release lever do?

The Honda Accord features an emergency trunk release lever in case someone becomes trapped in the trunk. To use the lever, simply push it in the direction indicated by the arrows. The trunk lid will open and can be pushed...

Q: grinding noise

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle will need to start with a transmission service. With the age of the vehicle, if this has not been done in the last 8 months or so, its time to have it...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.