i have a 1998 vw cabrio conv., but conv. top stopped working by using button, but can still hear motor making noise. whats wrong.?

Asked by Sep 11, 2013 at 06:38 AM about the 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GLS Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Top wont go up or down by inside button. Is it a fuse, relay switch, conv.  Top motor. Or
what?

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if you must do this yourself you will need a simple test light and a wiring diagram- then start at the motor, see if it's getting current- if it's not, work backwards toward the battery- if it is getting power it's a bad motor

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