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Car:

1999 Boxster

stock "Radio Speaker Box" behind seats

 

Putting the top down last night and heard a loud pop. Top will not go down and dash light is on.  Checked the switch in the top latch and it is functioning.   Nothing when I press the convertible button.   I'm assuming an arm or cable broke.   I searched the forums and found some help but my question is a bit more basic before I see what is broken - how do I get to the parts!  

 

Top is up, clamshell is down.

 Q:

 

1) Does the top need to be up or down ( or 1/2 way) to access parts?

2) If it needs to be down, how do I get it down?

3) When I installed new rear speakers in the speaker box, I needed the top 1/2 down to remove the box.

4) Anyway to open the clamshell manually?   (I read about removing some "clips" but not sure where they are.

 

All the pictures posted are close-ups...looking for something further back to understand how to access area.

 

 

Thanks,

Greg

 

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