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Convertible top motor

The light is on solid to retract top. theres no motor noise and all 3 fuses are good it worked fine in late 2012 and has been in my garage.is the motor shot and where is it,or is there another possible problem? stewdog

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Motor is shot common for water to build up in the plastic housing causing the motor to fail.

The reservoir / hydraulic motor is located down inside the cavity where the top pivots on the body on the drivers side. It is inside a plastic housing

These are not easy to get to because the whole top needs to be removed to access it.

Hope that helps.

Posted on May 10, 2013

  • willie stewart May 11, 2013

    thanks tor the info, J. R. i'll check out motor saturday and probably de callin the deaker,

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SOURCE: cannot find a fuse location

Try the electricals fuse and relay box under the bonnet.
All the fuses are numbered on the panel.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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