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convertible top going down but not back up

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    convertible top going down but not back up

    I have a 02' camaro ss convert. w/ only 34,000 miles and my con. top will go down with no problem but it will only raise up about 4 inches, then it stops and i have to raise it by hand. is the motor going out or is there anything else it could be

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    I'd check both the pumps and the lines. Also, are any of the bows catching on anything? Are all of the pins good. I once had a potential problem with my 96 and the pins that hold the articulating part of the frame together. Screwed them back in place and it was fine.

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    how do i tell if ther is a problem with the motors/lines. where r the pins? Im a rookie to the game i dont know the first thing about convertible tops.

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    See this thread for information on checking your hydraulic fluid on the power top mechanism:

    Top needs help to go down

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