This option is subject to our cylinder availability. Black rubber plug is … removed to fill resovoir. We are not responsible if you don't need the item anymore or ordered the wrong item. They are of different sizes, types, and temperature ratings. The system is self venting, and the air from the cylinder s will eventually end up in the reservoir. Get to the motor and look for signs of a leak, then you'll know. Loosen the lower generator pivot bolt.
Our seals have a larger cross section for a superior static seal. Here's why: The reservoir is a buffer. That way, you avoid that any accidentally slipping tool might damage the polished cylinder shaft. Don't let any one tell you you have to use a specific type. We will not under-value merchandise or mark the item as a gift on customs forms. When removing the hydraulic lines from the cylinders, please retract the cylinder shafts first.
Shipping: When feasible we offer shipping options. The new cylinder will have its piston in the 'retracted' or 'down' position therefore attaching it to the top frame will not be possible at this time. Is it possible to easily remove the end from one of the intake lines there are 4 total , stick that line into the container of hydraulic fluid, and let the pump suck new fluid into the sealed reservoir? However after running the top up and down 2 times it is recommended that you check the fluid level with the top in the 'down' position, you can leave the plug out of the reservoir when testing the top operation as there is no pressure in the reservoir and this will help allow any air bubbles to escape. Remove all 4 control knobs they just pull off. Cylinders that were previously tampered with may not be eligible for a core exchange or core refund. When the rod is extended top raised the entire bottom of the cylinder fills and reservoir level wiil be at it's lowest point.
Carefully look for missing parts, damaged, or tampered-with cylinder components. There are two locking cylinders, two for the bow tension moving the rear window up and down , and two main lift cylinders. Once Bezel is removed you remove the 4 screws holding the radio in. You have a leak from one or both of the hydraulic cylinders, and it will not go away. The generator is located above the oil filter and axle shaft. Remove the lower heat shield bolt.
Parts that have any electrical pieces or components are not returnable. The pump is usually located in the trunk area of the car and will most likely be held in place by 3 or 4 pointed grommets which push into holes in a bracket, the rubber grommets provide a cushion to reduce noise when raising and lowering the top. Any help here to save me that exploratory mission would be greatly appreciated. And what will that cost you may well ask? At this point, pressure in the reservoir will be greater than 300psi. Remove the B+ terminal nut and wire. The fluid level should be checked and refilled if necessary each time the top is returned to the down position.
The convertible top on this model will raise slowly or make abnormal noise if the hydraulic fluid level is low. In order to replace the sparkplugs you must remove the upper manifold runners. The fluids are compatible with each other but not with brake fluid. Please contact us for cylinder availability, core pricing and refund terms. To check the fluid level there will be a 'push in' rubber plug or a slotted screw in plug located on the end of the reservoir above the center line, the fluid level should be to the bottom of the hole when the top is in the down position.
If Your Cylinders are Tampered with or Damaged? The rubber mounts are pressed and locked into the mounting bracket. So this leads me to believe that over time 9 years I've managed to slowly lose enough hydraulic fluid so there just isn't enough pressure in the lines to raise and lower the top properly. Send in your cylinders, and we turn them around quickly. Wrap the exposed cylinder rod with bubble wrap, foam or anything else that will protect it from getting damaged. Top Hydraulics replaces and upgrades all seven seals per cylinder, with an expected service life of several decades! Imagine what happens if you fill the reservoir while in this position, and especially if you fill it until fluid leaks out. Mine's a 2005 vert also. Remove nut from the upper T-bolt adjustment bracket.
My top doesn't always go down, but of course today when I took it to the dealership it worked. Please use all the information including part numbers, item specifics, and pictures provided in the listing to insure correct fitment. Filling the reservoir until fluid runs out is a disaster waiting to happen. I have the same problem with mine and there is a solutioon. . If the item Does Not Fit please select that as the reason and we will immediately approve the return.
My local convertible top repair shop Tops Unlimited , has been using a company out of Oregon, but their turn around time is rather long, shipping is slow, and their prices seem a bit steep. Remove the right front w … heel. Might need to do it a couple of times till it stops whinning. Any name brand or store brand will do the job, but and I stress but do use power steering not oil or brake fluid. How can he find where? The seals typically decay first on the bottom of the cylinders, where you would least expect it. It looks like a bolt in the pump, and to my knowledge is located in the middle of the top of the pump.