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Top is down and will nor come up

The convertible top is in the down position and will not activate when the switch in pushed

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IS THE SOFT TOP LOCKED BY THE 2 LOCKS AT THE RART OF THE VEHICLE?IS THE LIGHT OF THE TOP FLASHING?THERE MIGHT BE A FAULTY SWITCH AT THE RIGHT SIDE AT THE BACK BUT U DO NOT HAVE ACCESS WHEN THE TOP IS DOWN.SEND ME MORE INFO AND CHECK THE ABOVE!!

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I have a 2007 mustang convertible top that will not go down. with key on windows go to park down position but no hydraulic pump sound checking fuses to ensure good power. where should i begin?


Principles of Operation
Convertible top operation is controlled by the smart junction box (SJB). When the convertible top raise/lower switch is operated, the SJB commands the front and rear windows to the full down position. Window operation is disabled while the convertible top raise/lower switch is being operated. When the SJB receives a full down input for both rear windows, it commands the appropriate relay closed to raise or lower the convertible top. If the SJB does not receive a full down input signal for both rear windows, the convertible top operation is disabled.

The convertible top hydraulic system uses a 12 volt reversible pump and motor assembly. When active, the pump uses hydraulic pressure to extend the hydraulic lift cylinders to raise the convertible top, or retract the hydraulic lift cylinders to lower the convertible top. The convertible top motor/pump assembly is equipped with a thermal circuit breaker. The circuit breaker typically resets after 5 minutes depending on the ambient temperature. The thermal circuit breaker cannot be repaired and must be installed as a unit with the motor/pump assembly. In the event of a hydraulic system failure, the convertible top cannot be operated manually.

Inspection and Verification
  1. Verify the customer concern.
  1. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical or electrical damage.


Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
  • Convertible top brackets and frame
  • Convertible top latches
  • Convertible top pump and motor assembly
  • Hydraulic lift cylinders
  • Hydraulic lines
  • Bussed electrical center (BEC) fuse(s):
    • 13 (40A)
    • 51 (10A)
  • Circuitry
  • Convertible top pump and motor assembly
  • Convertible top ajar switch
  • Convertible top switch
  • Connector(s)
  • Convertible top raise relay
  • Convertible top lower relay
  • LH or RH rear power window motor
  • Smart junction box (SJB)
  • BEC

  1. If an obvious cause for an observed or reported concern is found, correct the cause (if possible) before proceeding to the next step.
  1. If the cause is not visually evident, connect the scan tool to the data link connector (DLC) and select the vehicle to be tested from the scan tool menu. If the scan tool does not communicate with the vehicle:
    • check that the program card is correctly installed.
    • check the connections to the vehicle.
    • check the ignition switch position.
  1. If the scan tool still does not communicate with the vehicle, refer to the scan tool operating manual.
  1. Carry out the scan tool data link test. If the scan tool responds with:
    • CAN or ISO circuit fault; all electronic control units no response/not equipped, refer to Section 418-00 .
    • No response/not equipped for SJB; refer to Section 419-10 .
    • System passed, retrieve and record the continuous diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), erase the continuous DTCs, and carry out self-test diagnostics for the SJB.
  1. If the DTCs retrieved are related to the concern, go to the Smart Junction Box (SJB) Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index.
  1. If no DTCs related to the concern are retrieved, GO to Symptom Chart .
  2. Smart Junction Box (SJB) Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index DTC Description Source Action B1141 Convertible Top Full Down Position Switch Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test E . B1142 Convertible Top Full Up Position Switch Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test E . B1402 Driver Power Window Down Switch Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test A . B2068 Convertible Top Up Output Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test A . B2069 Convertible Top Down Output Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test A . B2481 Convertible Top Up/Down Switch Fault SJB Go To Pinpoint Test A . B2578 Passenger Power Window Down Switch Circuit Failure SJB Go To Pinpoint Test A . All Other DTCs - SJB Refer to Section 419-10 .
  3. Your best bet ,take it to a qualified repair shop !

Nov 05, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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2010 toyota venza side window hasa been replaced and when it goes up to top it goes back down because it thinks ther is something in the way!


Try this

turn the key to the run position, do not try and start. press and hold the window switch in the down position until the window is all the way down, then count to three. Hold the window switch in the up position until the window is all the way up, then count to three. Push the window button down to engage the auto down function (you do not need to hold it down). once the window is all the way down pull up on the window switch momentarily to activate the auto up (you do not need to hold the switch in the up position). The window should now be reset.

Nov 29, 2012 | 2010 Toyota Venza

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I left top half way up while cleaning rear galass. now top will not go down. got trunk working & roll bars go up and down. when i unlatch the top i hear nothing. normally you can tell the top is...


first try with disconnect battery ground cable, disconnect cable an leave 2 minute then fix it back and have a look, if not work now it's position uneven, you must close the roof slowly by hand up to locking position after that first operate the switch for closing and let it lock properly then till lock the boot lid to the right position with two flaps then switch off ignition let it stay 5 minute without doing any thing and, after that open the roof, if not work in this way you must fix Mercedes diagnose tool in to the car for manual activation through diagnose tool, and also would like to ask you to check the boot separation flap again is it in the right position if it not close properly it won't work,

Nov 15, 2010 | Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Cars & Trucks

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The top won't go down on my 1996 Mustang convertible. What should I check on?


If motor does not run when the switch is pressed then check your fuses, the switch and the connector at the top motor to see if it is getting power. Remember the car should be in park with the emergency brake on. The key switch has to be in the run position. If you can hear the motor running check for the smell of hydraulic fluid. It could leaking from the cylinders that pull the top down and push it up. If one or both will not hold pressure. Replace cylinders if bad.

Jul 08, 2010 | 1996 Ford Mustang

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Convertible top doesn't open - if you push repeatedly it sometimes works. New switch didn't cure.


You are probably low on fluid.
The pump/motor/reservoir combination is probably behind the rear seat.
Fill it with ATF with the top down. Cycle the top as much as possible, repeat till the reservoir accepts no more fluid in the down position.
Check lines and cylinders for leaks, replace/repair leaks.

Oct 21, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

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1994 Convertible roof not working


If you hear a whining noise, you are probably low on fluid.
The pump/motor/reservoir combination is probably behind the rear seat.
Fill it with ATF with the top down. Cycle the top as much as possible, repeat till the reservoir accepts no more fluid in the down position.
Check lines and cylinders for leaks, replace/repair leaks.
If you hear nothing, check the fuse.
If that is good, hotwire the motor, if that works, check the switch.

Oct 08, 2009 | 1994 BMW 3 Series

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1999, 93 convertible top starts to open or close sid beeps.


sounds like somethings preventing it from closing properly. Check it well worst case you need a new convertable module. Cost money but better then buying a new top

Aug 31, 2009 | 1995 Saab 900

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I cant find the instructions for the 1994 capri convertible top by E Z On Thanks Terry


to lower the top,

insert the trunk key into the key hole just to the left of the driver's seat and turn it 1/4 turn.

push in the red handle stabilizer and then pull down on the handle near where your head would be when driving

repeat for the passenger's side

lift up on the front most part of the convertible top and push slightly towards the rear.

holding that in place with one hand, pull back and then up on the backmost part of the convertible top leaving it inverted on top of the rest of the cover, or at least, up out of the way of the cover door.

once that part is up, you can let the front part go back forward

pull the cover door release lever near the keyhole mentioned in step one.. there are two latches one for the back seat to fold down, and one for the cover.

lift the cover door up and fold the back part of the convertible top back down to its original position

lift up again on the front most part of the convertible top and push it back, this time it should go back fairly easily and start to lower the back part of your top into the compartment. as you do this bit, it will be helpful to keep the rear window from buckling too much so as to avoid deformation.

when it is about 2/3 of the way in, you will want to push upward on second support bar from the back in the convertible top, if you dont, it will buckle up and not allow the top to fit in, and if you force it you will break your top.

once it is all in, you can shut the cover door and remove your key.

to put it up,

put the key in the aforementioned key-hole and turn it 1/4 turn as before.

pull the compartment latch and lift up on the compartment door.

pull the top all the way up so that the front of the top is resting on the windshield.

pull up the back part of the top so you can shut the compartment door

(seems obvious, but just for completeness sake) shut the compartment door

lift up on the front-most part of the top and push it slightly back to give your self slack to push the back part down and into place.

pay attention to both sides as you push the back of the convertible top into the groove on the top of the compartment door. (in it's shut position)

once it is in place, guide the plastic ridges on each side of the convertible top into the grooves on the sides of the compartment door.

from inside, pull the handles down so that the hooks on the bottoms are extended.

put each hook into its respective hole, and push the handle/lever into the closed position so that the red handle sabilizers snap into place.

the end.

Jun 08, 2009 | 1994 Mercury Capri

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Lowering convertible top


There should be latches you have to pull first to unlock the top from the windshield. Pull down the sun visors, the handles should be under them. Then push the power top switch.

Mar 06, 2009 | 2008 Chrysler Sebring Convertible

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