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The convertible top wont go down and it says visit workshop

Can someone please tell me why and how to fix this issue. one day the top is working fine and the next day when i tried to put it down it says visit workshop. How do i fix this?

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  • dbmanion Mar 13, 2009

    The top will go down but the part of the trunk lid latch system is leaking air and eventually the top will stop operating. My car only has 10,000 miles on it and the top has been up/down @ 20 times. Why?


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SOURCE: 2004 E270 CDI Battery light visit workshop

I had the same problem in me 2004 cdi e270. Check the voltage going to the battery when the car engine is on. Stedy charge of 12v should be going in to the battery, if the voltage is volitale say between 11v to 14v then it your Regulator (which is attached to the backend of the alternator). You need to change alternator and then unplug all the batteries over night and re plug them back again. The problem should go away.

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