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wilywalt
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Cool Success! - And all due to a no thread - Electric Hood Microswitch

Hi NellytheRoc,

Well, all i can say is a 'Big Thank You' - You hit the nail on the head though in this case the threaded bolt!

Having spent a year with a roof that had become manual, it is now operating as it should be. What threw me was that one side of the rear pins (Drivers side) had a nut and the other side hasn't. looking further into this, these are self tightening threaded bolt/pins which don't really need a nut!

Sure as anything the bolt on the passengers side was not showing any thread, hence this was not catching the micro switch leaving the ECU in a state of not knowing whether the roof was closed or not!

In the process of fixing this i also renewed the hydraulic fluid with what i understand is the correct specification - ISO VG 22 - So now the roof is closing sweet!

Happy Driving once again! Whoa!
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