Turn key anti-clockwise and hold. Relived pressure at the tank and running manually. Soft-top is raised forwards 5. I can't remember if that is when it's up or down, I suspect from memory it's that level when the roof is up. Is there some sort of electrical signal that needs to be applied to the latches that allows them to move or should they work 100% manually? It appears stuck, any idea what the issue is? Top Hydraulics' also rebuilds and upgrades convertible hydraulic pumps, and we also manufacture our own upgraded hydraulic lines. Locking latches are extended and the stowage compartment catch is released 3. Figure 3 If water is leaking into your passenger cabin, check if the drains are clogged.
Switch shown with storage compartment lid removed. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Top is released from the windscreen top rail 3. This further simplifies operation of the convertible as there is no separate stowage compartment cover to be moved. Hall-effect sensor 1 red arrow signals to the Soft-top module 4 that the fully automatic soft-top is in the fully raised position. Carefully look for missing parts, damaged, or tampered-with cylinder components. In most instances, additional fluid is not required, however if large amounts of fluid are lost, additional fluid may be required.
Figure 13 A quick test for the Hall-effect sensors is to monitor top position and use a socket extension to activate the sensor red arrow. If you needed fluid, then you have two issues. The soft-top can then only be operated manually. Wen I put the top back together the clip holding the line in the hing was knocked off resulting in the fluid dump. I removed the new pump since it wasn't doing any better than the old one. Hopefully this will get it all working properly. Be sure to point the cylinder ports into the bucket and away from yourself.
Comments and Suggestions: TonTon333 Comments: I'm trying to relatch my top to the windshield. I used a generic hydraulic fluid bought at O'Reillys and you will need a small 6 ounce or so oil can with a 4 or 5 inch long flexible hose to reach the fill hole in the fluid reservoir. Unfortunately it's not working any more!!! Figure 9 Emergency stowage compartment catch release. My first thought is there could be a leak in the hose somewhere and then when I fill the container fluid could end up in the trunk or inside the interior. The reservoir seems low, and I would like to know how to fill and also with what. It is best to have all six cylinders upgraded at the same time.
This involves pulling the release cable on the rear trunk trim panel. July 16, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Do the windows roll down still? We also provide inexpensive and guaranteed 3 day, 2 day, and Overnight shipping options, so if you need your Convertible Top Hydraulic Repair Kit tomorrow, eEuroparts. I noticed the piston closed to the pump had residue of something, it looked like old fluid with dirt stuck to it. . Placed several towels underneath the reservoir before calling it a night to catch any leaking fluid. August 9, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I replied to your earlier comment. There is a temperature sensor fitted to the hydraulic pump unit.
Pack plenty of space filler to keep the cylinders from shifting around. To raise the top using the emergency actuator: - Open bypass circuit on hydraulic pump unit by pulling cable. June 30, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, if removing the pump, replace hoses as well. Please contact us for cylinder availability, core pricing and refund terms. Below the plastic trim panel is an Allen head bolt red arrow. Always catch fluids in appropriate containers and properly dispose of any fluid waste. When pressing the open button inside, the windows will roll down and the convertible top will unlatch.
Couldn't fix on my own without them. The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have, so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. Please give me your input. Never could locate wnyone who sold the seals so ordered a new hinge. One of the pistons may have 'rolled' an internal O-ring and rapidly loses pressure at some pressure point. If Your Cylinders are Tampered with or Damaged? Owning and driving a convertible with an automatic top is prestigious, convenient and exciting - let Top Hydraulics help you enjoy your beautiful car even more by making your convertible top system truly better than new! With the top open and the extension used as shown, the scan tool will display closed. The one hydraulic line that was 'smashed' should be replaced.
The pump can be replaced by removing the top from the vehicle. Additional costs may apply based on the extent of the damage. Wrap each cylinder individually before placing it in the shipping box. Figure 11 The Hall-effect sensors detect the top position when it is fully raised or fully lowered. With your vehicle info handy, give The Pelican Parts parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Our seals are not sensitive to water and are resistant to most additives in hydraulic fluid. If a cylinder fails within the 3-year warranty period, we will repair the cylinder at no charge.