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George K

2005 porsche 996 turbo s convertable top issue

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Hello everyone!

I'm having an issue with my 2005 porsche 996 turbo convertible top.....the roof goes up to the windshield perfect.....now while I still hold the rocker switch in order for the latch to tight roof and windshield and stop.......windows front and rear up    etc,etc,   the latch  tights untights    and this goes for ever the latch don't stop........ so windows stay open.....Light on dash says roof is open...The cycle of closing the roof is not completed. Anyone have any idea what might be wrong? Thank you!

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So there are a couple of possibilities...there are sensors to determine if the roof is in the right positions.  If any sensor or microswitch is damaged or the connection is bad the system can not detect "where" the top is and won't complete the cycle.  Are there any fault codes (you'll need a Porsche diagnostic tool)?  It may just need calibration (also with a Porsche diagnostic tool).  Have you tried to manually operate the top?  The latching mechanism can be opened with an allen wrench.  I have attached some pictures for you.

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