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  1. Hello I'm wondering what to do next with my -2000 2.7L 986 soft top. It won't open at all. Symptoms; - Nothing hapens if roof is closed and I press dashboard "open roof"-button. No sound of motor, no click of relay - nothing. - Handbrake light is lit when handbrake is engaged - Top works OK to other direction, eg. it closes ok when dashboard button is pressed - Roof control relay is switched to a brand new relay - Roof works ok to both directions if I apply 12V to roof motor directly - There is only 1 microswitch in the latch-mechanism on top of the windscreen. I have read that there should be 2 microswitches - is this always true or are there versions with just 1 microswitch also ? - Microswitch itself seems to work, I measured it with multimeter and it worked. Also if I open the roof and press microswitch, roof opening stops immediately. - Windows don't drop at all when I open the latch. But what I have understood, that should be controlled with that second microswitch that I'm missing alltogether. Background - I'm not sure how to top is supposed to work since I bought the car with top broken. Both aluminum "lifting"-parts were broken and also motor cable was teared. So I replaced them and aligned the roof as per instructions in Bentley manual. I'm a bit loss as what to try next. Any suggestions ? Best regards, Henkka
  2. Thanks a lot Lauren, it worked great! Henry
  3. Hello, Could someone help me with radio unlock code for my project car, a Boxster 986 from year 2000. Radio serial number is X5020852 and type is 4462 (CDR-220). With best regards, Henry