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  1. Help, both driver and passenger window go down by themselves after shutting the car off. Usually within 5 minutes. This has become a big problem in the rainy season. Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. Hi all, Over the past 6 months I have now broken 3 convertible top transmission cables (i.e. motor-to-transmission p/n 986 561 717 03). This is after not breaking any of these cables for the first 19 years of the life of the car. I believe what is happening is that the motor is being allowed to run too far past the fully open and closed positions (seems most likely the top-closed position as the breaks have occurred 3 of 3 times when the top is closed or closing). After reading many of the posts about the microswitches that control the power to the convertible top motor, I believe thi
  3. So, in the process of getting ready for the summer at NE, I tried two months ago to open my convertible (C4-99). The convertible stuck at 2/3 and didn't go back. I got the car to my indie, stayed there for two weeks and got it back un-repaired. He told me that he tried everything, did recalibration and still, he couldn't fix it. I gone to the dealership too, paid $540 for diagnosis and they told me that they have to replace latch and/or module and since I'm loosing some oil from the cylinders, both cylinders. They quoted me $5400. I hugged them and left :) Now, the last 2 weeks:
  4. Greetings Renntechers. My 2002 C4 Cabrio top more often than not, will fail to open or close when using the switch. It always works (up/down) when I operate it with the key. Condition under which the top will consistently work: * insert key into the door lock * turn left or right and hold * top goes up/down respectively Conditions under which the top INconsistently works: * Key on the ingition (engine running or not) * e-brake engaged all the way * door(s) open or close * activate the convertible switch Results: * Sometimes the top will go Down, but most times the top in
  5. Does anyone know how difficult it is to replace the convertible top drain pan hose? I will be replacing the drain pan also. Can you see the hose and how to install it after the drain pan is removed? Can the hose be removed and reinstalled from above, or do you you also need access from under the car? Where is the drain hose clamp located? Is it likely to need replacement also? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
  6. So few weeks ago I got a new top for my 99 convertible. Its a glass top little upgrade.. but now I regret it since I have so many other problems, maybe the glass it too heavy. So the topped stopped closing properly. It will move into closing positing but is short few inches. So I have to stop it then manually pulled it down so it can latch properly. Then its fine. My top installer and top manufacturer say the top needs to stretch etc.. Today I discovered that with my PST2 when I do convertible top calibration the top will close right to the end it does not latch but it does go right to the e
  7. Hey all, I have an intermittent issue with a convertible top on a 2003 Boxster. After the car has sat for over a week the convertible top won't go up or down via the switch on the dash. Thanks to the great advice on these forums I was able to eliminate a lot of potential problems (parking break dash light, micro switches, blown fuses). Then I came to some suggestions involving the relay panel and, sure enough, if I pull a relay and put it back in, the convertible top switch on the dash works again. What I can't figure out is why this works. It seems like I'm pulling the wrong relay? I 'borro
  8. Okay well against advice i bought a 99 porsche back in august because it was in great condition etc. I have been having it worked on here and there when i have a chance since august (both diy and mechanic for more advanced things) So far the fixes have included serpentine belt, fuel filter, oil filter and oil change, master brake cylinder, air filter, wheels, both window regulators, and steering wheel bracket.Every now and then we have had problems with the top not wanting to come down but for the most part it always works fine(yes i know about making sure the brake is all the way up etc) but
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