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Old 07-18-2014, 04:04 AM   #1
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first convertible scare!

So this morning on my way to work, once I got off the highway I'm navigating through the downtown Toronto pot holes and bumps, I hear a snap and felt a cool breeze.
I then realized both windows were open about 3inches
I tried closing them but they wouldn't go up, they would go down fine, but stop at "top down mode". I looked at the latch it looked fine, but then noticed it was half unlatched, and jammed. I had to pull the top in really hard with one hand and release the latch, then I ran the top through an open/close cycle and everything was fine.
Is this typical, or did I not latch it properly causing the latch to open?

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Old 07-18-2014, 07:41 AM   #2
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It's possible that it wasn't latched completely, and the chassis flex over the uneven pavement caused it to pop out. But that's just guessing on my part.
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:14 AM   #3
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Just had the same thing happen

I am on the forum to check for answers as well...I will try what you did and see if I can pull it forward enough to latch it... Have you had any other issues?
I had driven over quite a few bumpy roads as well before it happened.
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:55 AM   #4
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I remember first convertible scare..sigh...what a long road you have in front of you

This problem happened to me to. I credit it to the switch in the wind shield frame wearing down. I bit a small piece of electrical tape over it and it worked great.
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:36 AM   #5
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Mine hasn't acted up since, I think I didn't latch it properly.

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