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996 911 convertible roof problem with clamshell

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Hi all I bought my 996 recently good mileage and condition ..But the roof was not working at all. I removed the hard top that was on for quite a while and I topped up the hydraulic fluid that was very low . The roof now work fast and latch good but the rear cover (clamshell)need to be operated manually from behind the rear seat ( to open or to close and latch )..it doesn't move at all ..I hear the motor kick starting but then stops in 1 or 2 seconds .. Fuses are fine ..manual operation is easy no obstructions or alike .. Anyone knows how this cover operate ? Electric motor ? Any tips on what would the problem be ?..or know who can help.? After some reading I think it's the clamshell mechanism ..motor and cables ..but nothing too obvious to the eye ..maybe calibration ? Anyone knows a good mechanic  with the right diagnostic tools?

M04015 20202

 Thx .



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Zeez try reposting this in Technical water cooled 911. You've posted it in the wrong section a section rarely read my most members. 

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Also check out Taffy's thread on his old 996 Cab called  JellyBean... he has lots of info in there about these cars roofs!

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