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Old 04-23-2017, 07:09 PM   #1
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Driver Convertible V-Lever not Turning...help please.

Was so excited two days ago about my new plastic window, forgot I had to do the "chop" and closed the top too far before realizing there was a problem and everything seized.

Disassembled as much as I could (removed clamshell, removed connecting rods) and determined that the Driver-side V-Lever/Wheel is not turning at all when I press the top up/down button... really not sure on my next steps here? Passenger side V-Lever/Wheel is rotating fine when button pressed.

2001 Lapis Blue Boxster 5spd.
2011 Sand White Cayenne 6spd.
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Old 04-23-2017, 07:25 PM   #2
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My guess: Plastic gear inside the top transmission on that side.
Porsche Boxster Convertible Top Transmission Gear Replacement - 986 / 987 (1997-08) - Pelican Parts DIY Maintenance Article

Otherwise, most likely the cable from the motor to than transmission.
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Old 04-23-2017, 07:32 PM   #3
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I concur.
Stripped top transmission gear.

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