Question about Nissan 300ZX
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First, check the fuses for the hydraulic motor; if they're blown, replace and monitor (why did they blow? Perhaps an overload, or ...) These fuses are located in the engine bay on top of the fender by the front right wheel housing.
Next check the voltage supply to the top switch, possibly a loose connection or broken wire.
Also check relays C (raising top) and D (lowering top) under the rear seat.
Lastly check for voltage at the pump, also under the rear seat, when the switch is actuated, and that the voltage polarity reverses when the switch is actuated the other way (up or down).
After that, it's a hydraulic/mechanical problem. Check the fluid level in the pump reservoir (use SAAB fluid to top up if low) Fluid level should be at the upper marker with top down, and at the lower marker with top up.
Check behind the rear seat side panels that the piston shaft is still properly attached to the roof mechanism bracket at one end, and the piston itself is still firmly attached to the body. Look for any leakage from the system.
If all tests out OK and looks good under the rear seat and behind the side panels, then there is the possibility that the piston seals have failed and the fluid is just circulating around without activating the piston. Pistons are available (http://www.convertibletopguys.com/cgi-local/displaycat.cgi?cat=584 - scroll down) but the entire system should be removed to avoid getting hydraulic fluid on the interior.
However, that fact that you can operate the hood using the bypass valve (manually) would indicate that the hydraulics are likely OK, and that it's probably an electrical or mechanical problem.
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
replace the turn signal 'Clicker' also known as the turn signal relay. Most likely the problem unless you have a really wierd electical issue that will be hard to isolate...
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
try another key. the key could be worn where read coil in the ignition switch lock cylinder and immobilizer control module and ecm dont recognize ignition key or ignition switch key lock cylinder failing.
Posted on Nov 14, 2011
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 24, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 21, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Jul 12, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 22, 2010 | 2002 Toyota Corolla
Oct 06, 2009 | 1998 Ford Explorer
Jun 18, 2009 | 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Mar 11, 2009 | 1999 Nissan Sentra
38 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: