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Convertible top does not open

Whats the steps needed to open top.? looks like no power comes to the switch on the dash. where is the fuse located? if its not the fuse what else can be wrong?

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Is it move or does the top seem like it is completely dead? If it is completely dead I would check the connections to your top motor. If it is struggling, your top motor is probably dying. The motor is probably in your trunk under all of the insulation and stuff.

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