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Problem with top going up and down

Hi, seems Im having problems with the top of my 03 new beetle convertible. I dont know if Im not using the mechanism correctly or what, but sometimes, when I try to put the top up or down, the mehanism makes a sound likes its forcing itself or like its not "grinding" right and the top wont go either up or down. Then, after trying a few times it´ll work. Is this normal?? Hope its not too serious. Thanks

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  • luisfmolinar Mar 13, 2009

    Is that noise normal?? It makes it just before the top starts going down, or before it starts going up..its like a grinding of the top´s motor, but like its not clicking right, like its not grabbing right. Is there any special procedure I should follow to get the top up/down (example: have windows up/down, handbrake on, etc). Thanks.



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Check up and down swich,maybe bad svich

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