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Old 02-14-2016, 04:06 AM   #1
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986 Roof, catch and micro switch

Hi has anyone experienced a failure of the micro switch situated in the front catch of the softop. Is it an easy change if I change the whole thing rather than just the micro switch
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Old 02-14-2016, 05:15 AM   #2
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The switch is a very easy replacement. I found that when mine was acting up, i added a shim between it and the windshield frame and got it working again.
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The switch is a very easy replacement. I found that when mine was acting up, i added a shim between it and the windshield frame and got it working again.
Thanks, mine has stopped working altogether at the moment. I have tried pressing the micro switch repeatedly but nothing anymore. I have had a price of 45 for a complete second hand unit. I think I will go with that. As the alarm sensors are there, does anything need resetting or is it plug and play.
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I replaced the micro-switch in my silver Boxster twice. Very common failure and very easy to replace - pure plug and play.
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Old 02-28-2016, 07:39 AM   #5
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I replaced the micro-switch in my silver Boxster twice. Very common failure and very easy to replace - pure plug and play.
Hi, in looking for the switch I am getting asked, which one it is. Is there a way of checking without replacing the wrong one first.
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