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Retractable Roof

My retractable roof will not retract. Error message says close trunk cover, but the cover is down. Per my understanding there is button in the truck you can push to reset so the car can read that the trunk cover is down. If this is true... does anyone know where the reset button is located in the trunk?
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First I've heard of a reset button. Take a minute and update your profile with your car type and location - a lot of the answers are dependent on your location.



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I think he means the cover closed microswitch John mate, Donte it's not a reset but a position sensor so if the clover is in the closed position the circuit is closed.

It is located on the left hand latching point for the cover on the rear wall of the trunk.
 
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If it's the R171, below is the photo of the microswitch located at the Left, as stated by DansSLK.


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......And if it is a R170 it is here:

http://www.buellwinkle.com/r170/lugcoverclosed.htm
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