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Vario-roof problem

My vario-roof will not go up.

I can raise it manually and it will go back down under power. But when I try to raise it again, the switch will flash repeatedly and nothing happens. I've I double tap the switch I can get the windows to come up.

I've check all fuses and connectors on the control module.

Any ideas?
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is it a mods4cars/slkstore model or different brand like peicha or other?


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I am a complete idiot. When screwing around with the top down, I retracted the luggage cover. DUH!

I really am getting senile....
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you just beat the others from razzing you! but if it was open, you should have had a message by the steering wheel that the cover was open or visit workshop or something


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I'm driving the low-tech 32, not a high-fallottin' 55
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Time to move to the east side, to a deluxe apartment in the skiyi!!



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Doh!!! Most of us have made that mistake. Glad it was that simple.
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Doh!!! Most of us have made that mistake. Glad it was that simple.
What's even more embarrassing is that later that same day (after discovering my idiocy and posting the solution here) I did the same stupid thing again and thought "Oh no, my roof's messed up!"

My car IS truly smarter than me...and that's not much of an endorsement to my car. To quote Groucho, "This man has the mind of a 4-year old boy..and I bet he was glad to get rid of it"
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been there done that...

I installed my smart top module in a hurry before work, everything worked so I stowed my factory tools in the trunk and forgot to pull the shade, ohmed every wire twice, tech support couldn't even figure it out .
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I expect we've all done this, I did when showing it off to my little sister.
I looked a complete [email protected]
Took me a while to discover the obvious, in my defence I had only just bought it 2 hours before.
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