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Convertable top not working motor is running but does not seem strong enough is there a way to overide the motor and open and close top manually

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Open the pump bypass valve for the top to manually open/close top. Bypass valve is located in trunk on left; remove round 2" cover and turn the exposed valve anti-clockwise.
Problem of motor not moving top is likely low on pump oil. Remove cover on left in trunk and refill slowly after removing the fill plug on top of pump. Use 10w30 oil.

Posted on Jun 16, 2010

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