How do you get a convertible top down?

How do you get a convertible top down?

Learn how to put the convertible top down on any car….Instructions

  1. Stop your vehicle and move the shifter to Park position.
  2. Open the trunk and pull the compartment divided and lock it in place.
  3. Use the window switch to lower the driver and passenger windows.
  4. If your convertible has a top latch, release it at this time.

What is the best convertible top protectant?

Best Convertible Top Cleaners and Protectants of 2021

  • Chemical Guys HOL_996 Cleaner and Protectant Kit.
  • Meguiar’s G2016 Convertible Top Cleaner.
  • 303 (30520) Convertible Fabric Top Cleaning and Care Kit.
  • Blue Magic 707 Convertible Top Cleaner with Trigger.
  • AutoGlym Convertible Soft Top Clean & Protect Complete Kit.

How long will a convertible top last?

5-7 years
1. A properly maintained convertible top lasts an average of 5-7 years.

Does a convertible need to be garaged?

The most important part of storing a convertible is to put the top up. Although a garage is ideal, convertibles can also be stored outside. In this case, you need to really consider a water-resistant yet breathable cover, one that is thicker for cars parked outside and a proper, snug fit.

Why is my convertible top not working properly?

Check cylinders for fluid leaks. Another common reason why convertible tops fail to operate is due to leaks at convertible lift cylinders. The hydraulic cylinders move the hardtop or soft-top up and down. They have seals and o-rings that shrink and crack due to age.

How to troubleshoot a Mercedes Benz convertible problem?

You can also bridge the top relay for a couple of seconds to see if the hydraulic pump start to run. Replace the convertible top relay if necessary, PN 0025421319. Next, check the micro switch where the divider locks. You know that trunk separator that you are supposed to pull out and engage it in this hook?

Why are the push rods on my convertible not working?

The push rods (E) below may have a white plastic ball joint and not red, this will be one of the later ‘revised’ parts and is normal. DO NOT TRY AND OPEN/CLOSE THE CONVERTIBLE TOP USING THE SWITCH ONCE YOU HAVE DISCONNECTED THE RODS.

Why is Max not marked on convertible top?

MAX, in some cases, is not marked because it is the same as the fill hole. You can’t fill them past the filler hole since the fluid will leak out, which is by design. Suppose the fluid level is too low the convertible pump operation completely to protect the motor and the hydraulic system components.

Why does my convertible top not open without a key?

The trunk won’t open without a key…unless the windows get stuck halfway up. Then the trunk works with a key, but then the windows don’t. I had a wire harness fixed under warranty in the trunk the last time this happened, but this time the harness looks OK.

What to do if your convertible top goes down?

Please follow these emergency bypass instructions to return the top to the UP (raised) position. hold the switch in the Top Up position for a minimum of two minutes. POWER TOP switch and see your authorized dealer. NOTE: This procedure may take more time to fully raise and close the power top.

Why does my Mercedes convertible not go up or down?

Mercedes Convertible Top Won’t go up or down. Convertible top moves very slow. This can be caused by low fluid level or air in the hydraulic lines. Air in the hydrauilc lift cylinders. It can be caused by binding of mechanical arms. Weak convertible top lift cylinder. Weak battery or ground connection.

Why does my Chrysler 200 convertible top not work?

The windows wont close all the way, trunk wont open, rear defrost doesn’t work, and so on. Top is fully secured in the up and down position and I have no error on the dash. However I do get a “ding” from the dash but again no error to be found. Been very frustrated by this can anyone help???