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Old 08-03-2008, 02:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Roof problems

Please help!!!!

Roof went down no problem, when I tried to raise again, I held the switch to come back up and the windows went down an inch at a time, there was a relay behind glove box clicking simutaneously with the window action, the roof would not go up.

Managed to manually get the roof back up again, reset motors. Now nothing when I hold down the switch to lower the roof, the red LED on the roof open switch is not even coming on.

If I now turn off ignition, hold down the roof close switch whilst turning the ignition key (only turning the ignition key 2 turns without starting the engine) and wait for 10 seconds. If I then press the roof open switch I get the same relay behind glove box clicking simutaneously with the windows going down an inch at a time, the roof will not go down, nothing happens, not even the back hold opens up.

Not sure if things are linked, but the driver side window also sticks when trying to close (i.e. I press the window to go up and it stutters, have to press the window up button a few times before it eventually closes.)

Any ideas? Hope you can help

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check fuses... sounds like no juice going to the motors
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