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Roof stopped working

I have a 1997 Z3 and the top has stopped working.The last time I opened it I first struggled for a few minutes and eventually it started retracting very, very slowly. It closed fine when I wanted to close it. Now, it doesn't open anymore though. Not sure what the problem could be. When I hit the switch I can't hear any sound. And, to make matters worse, I understand very little of cars. Is it something I can check out and solve myself...like a fuse or something?

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The system uses hydraulic fluid to operate the top if this is low the pump will not come on to open the top.

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