I would highly appreciate any input! SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557233320219 ; listingsSearchManager. The remote fob is now only working intermittently and I am worried about it failing completely and being locked out of my car. As a last resort i would suggest trying the battery cable disconnect again and touch the cables together for a minute to remove any charge in the computer or system. Is there a recommended do-it-yourself trouble shooting guide. Would an after market code tester help? Any suggestions other than dealerships? DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. That will allow it to pop out and motor will be connected to flex shaft drives. This shop ought to be on speed dial for each convertible proprietor.
I'll try the battery method as well. I found that no one will touch the top so I had to take it to the dealer. I am sooooo happy that I was able to fix it :banana: Please give some more details on your problem and perhaps I can assist no money back guarenee however. Posted on Jun 11, 2010 These items are timed very well to insure that the window goes up and down smoothly. Add to that the yougest C70 P80 is 12 years old then crap can happen depending as much on luck as how it has been maintained. We are working on a 1999 c70 where the top was not working at all when I got the car.
Chilton dosen't have anything either. What was the potential cause? The motor the screw operates does the latching, lift and lower of the stowage compartment coverplate, and when top is down it serves as a top stack motion restraint. I want to push the car off of a cliff but I won't. If you're in the midwest, plan on having one shipped from the west coast. It will do nothing more after that. I have a problem with my Volvo 1999 C70 convertible door lock.
WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. I just cant seem to find the problem. Is there any kind of reset or calibration procedure availible? It would not open entierly. Is anyone else getting this type of symptom? Any help is greatly appreciated! After a couple of days of hard troubleshooting basically trying to figure out how the complicated mechanism worked , I could fix the problems yes, 2 of them! The C70 has unique issues that affect them. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
After a couple of days of hard troubleshooting basically trying to figure out how the complicated mechanism worked , I could fix the problems yes, 2 of them! It will not work anymore. I don't know if it is any of the micro switches failed or if it needs calibration or maybe one of the many electrical motors for the top is burned out. I have tried a new gas cap. A family friend has a 99 C70 convertible and has a top failure. I too feel like diving it off a cliff sometimes.
Hi, I've had some recent problems in operating my top. I have already seen more information here on fixing some of the things wrong with my wifes 2001 C70 convertible. The 2nd quote you have sounds like what was wrong with mine. This car only has 30,000 miles on it. The good news for me is that I got the system fully closed so its dried in and the car is usable.
I just purchased a 1999 C70. You may need a dealership to re calibrate the top if it does not close. Hi, I've had some recent problems in operating my top. The front of the top latches to the windshield, but the rear bow won't close all of the way. Chilton dosen't have anything either. I have had this repaired numerous time.
Now the micro switch on the right side c-pillar should activate and the system should be ready for the next opening sequence. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. I've looked at several forum posts on this subject, but nothing really jumps out at me. Another dealer told her that the cables are broke. It can be done but by the time you get it done, the frustration level and time it takes, you could already have it fixed and not worrying about the repair. You mentioned photos of the micro-switches and the locations is it possible to look at those photos as I am going in blind on this fix.
I do know that the right side microswitch is out! Most were to take it to a dealer and let them scan it on the computer. Mine 2002 works good but the system apparently drains the battery if left for a few days. I've had plenty of issues recently with this car and though its fun to drive in the summer, not sure if its worth the headaches. Convertibles have potential roof issues and all C70's have the potential for window cassette failure and certainly up here they are few and far, so used parts are almost impossible to find for these unique items. Sometimes it comes on before I get home form the mechanic. I am a do it yourself person and one of these days I am going to find a way to connect to the computer that controls the top so I can fix this myself next time.
The motor is still working, it just is being held up by what ever draws down the top to the rear deck to latch it. If she was not on level ground that could be enough to potentially cause an issue. Hey guys I am new to this site. When you push the button, the windows will go part of the way down and then the rear window will raise up. I believe the owners manual should have instruction for that emergency procedure as to what direction to turn what. Some owners have mentioned several wires that become frayed or break that stop the sequence and also the fabric of the top getting caught in the bows and the system stops in order to save the top itself.