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help with hydraulic top not retracting

Hi folks. I rebuilt my right top actuator yesterday which fixed the leaky piston but unfortunately everything works but the top. roof unlocks, trunk opens but no roof retraction. all was working well until the rebuilt piston. there are not leaks and the fluid reservoir is properly filled.
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Did you disconnect any micro switch's?
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Did you disconnect any micro switch's?
I did disconnect two switches; the one in the trunk and one by the passenger roll bar but i reconnected them.
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Ta da! ...Solution to roof actuator problem. Had the hydraulic lines crossed. Top works beautifully....day 1.
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Glad to hear it was a simple fix, nice job.
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Glad to hear it was a simple fix, nice job.
Thank you, thank you very much. I couldn't have done it without the help of SLK forum members. Kudos to the founding members for giving us this resource.
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