Diagnosistroubleshooting convertible top

99661D14 Printed in Germany - 11, 1998

Fault, Fault code_Possible causes, elimination, notes

Porsche 996 Convertible Roof Parts

193.98

If the convertible top is in the forward position (diagram) on closing check the response of the micro-switch - unlocked or not unlocked (small diagram) - in the convertible-top latch. If the micro-switch is defective, replace the convertible-top latch.

Porsche Boxster Convertible Roof Diagram

194.98

If the convertible top is in the rear position (diagram) on opening, check the response of the micro-switch - unlocked or not unlocked (small diagram) - in the convertible-top latch. If the micro-switch is defective, replace the convertible-top latch.

Fault, Fault code Possible causes, elimination, notes

Fault, Fault code Possible causes, elimination, notes

911 Top Latch
195_98

If the convertible top is in the centre front position (diagram) on closing check the response of the micro-switch - not locked or locked (small diagram) - in the convertible-top latch. If the micro-switch is defective, replace the convertible-top latch.

Porsche Convertible Diagram

196_98

If the convertible top is in the centre rear position (diagram) on opening, check the response of the micro-switch - not locked or locked (small diagram) - in the convertible-top latch. If the micro-switch is defective, replace the convertible-top latch.

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Fault Fault rnrlp Pnssihlp ransps pliminatinn nntpQ

Porsche 996 Convertible Diagrams
197_98

If the convertible top is in the closed position (diagram) and the latching hook has been actuated, check the response of the convertible top (CTCL) micro-switch or adjust the Bowden cable of the central locking hook in such a way that the micro-switch switches. A defective micro-switch must be replaced. Refer to Serv. No. 61 81 19

If the convertible top remains in a position not described here:

6. Switch ignition off and remove ignition key. With test adapter 9619, 9636 and pin template 9636, measure the resistance of the convertible-top compartment lid potentiometer at row 3, pins 1, 3 and 5 with the ohmmeter. If the display °° Q appears the potentiometer and drive motor must be replaced.

Refer to Serv. No. 61 70 19

7. Switch ignition off and remove ignition key. With test adapter 9619, 9636 and pin template 9636, measure the resistance of the convertible-top potentiometer at row 1, pins 12, 21 and 24 with the ohmmeter. If the display °° £2 appears, the convertible-top potentiometer must be replaced. Refer to Serv. No. 61 66 19

This fault is stored in the memory after 1000 actuations or if fault code 03, convertible-top pot. fault, or fault code 04, CTCL pot. fault, is entered.

1. Read out and delete actuation counter 2.

2. A newly installed control module has not been calibrated.

3. Proceed as described in test points 3 or 4.

4. Calibrate the convertible top

1. Check the battery or alternator.

2. Inspect the plug connection on the control module for corrosion

Convertible-top diagnosis

911 Carrera (996)

Test point 6

Calibration necessary Fault code 06

Test point 7

Supply voltage Fault code 07

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