99 Porsche boxster roof suddenly wont go down


#1

Just took my 99 boxster cabriolet out of storage. It was hooked up to a trickle battery charger all winter, and started up perfectly. All is well except now the convertible roof will not go down. The fuses are ok, what could this be?


#2

Have you listened for clicks (relays in the fuse box) or any “whirring”, like the motor is trying, and the roof mechanism isn’t listening? Clicks will point at the motor, whiring will point at the mechanism.


#3

You do have the parking brake pulled, correct?
The switch in the parking brake is also known for going bad, which then doesn’t tell the relay that the parking brake is pulled.

BC.