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Roof Question Please

Hi I have an intermittent problem... My roof when pressing the switch does not comply! Sometimes the windows go down then the red button fllashes? If I fiddle around at the motor it comes to life - or it did now again stopped! I see ONE relay a black four post attached next to the pump. Is this the culprit. EVERYTIME the roof button is pressed FORWARD it whirs But when pulled back to open occasionally the windows go down... it is maddening... Could it be the switch or relay or both as when it does work it lowers and raises the roof perfectly so I can assume the motor is ok - yes? Any ideas....? Thanks
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Hi from CQ Australia
Try a good quality electrical contact cleaner on any plug to gether conections
other wise it could be a limit switch issue or a faulty control switch.
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In my signature there is a link to a roof trubleshooting guide, it should give you a better idea where the problem is.
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Ok thanks guys It was the roller blind!! The micro switch in it was intermittent and now sorted Happy days again ! Thanks again Regards Dave
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