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Old 02-05-2008, 06:21 AM   #1
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Covertible Top Loud When Opening and Closing

When you open and close your convertible top, how loud is it? I donít really hear the top itself making much noise, but I can hear the motor(s) and it makes a lot of noise. At least I think itís the motors that are making the noise. Iíve never had any problems with the top and itís always been this loud, I just wanted to ping the folks on this forum to see if this is common, or if it should be much quieter.
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Mine is rather loud (quite a bit louder than our 996 Carrera), but the top works perfectly. I don't think you have cause for concern.
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Old 02-05-2008, 08:19 AM   #3
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Yeah, my 01's top mechanism seems pretty loud too, but always works fine. I'd describe it as a groan when lowering or raising top, but no other issues. I've noticed that the top mechanism on my buddies' 987 is very quiet. Maybe they switched suppliers.
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Old 02-05-2008, 06:03 PM   #5
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my 01 base box is quiet. however, my wife's 02 s is a bit noisy in comparison. maybe because it had a new top when we got it?

don't let it worry you...just enjoy your box until something breaks...then fix it.
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Loud here too.
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:04 PM   #7
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my 01 base box is quiet. however, my wife's 02 s is a bit noisy in comparison. maybe because it had a new top when we got it?

don't let it worry you...just enjoy your box until something breaks...then fix it.
Your wife has the S and you've got the base. What's wrong with this picture?
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Old 02-09-2008, 08:31 AM   #8
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"Your wife has the S and you've got the base. What's wrong with this picture? "

hmmmm....not sure what you mean. i'll get back to you after i finish painting her toe nails. ; )
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