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lowers and raises electrically.

It is advisable to raise the top whenever you park the vehicle. This helps to protect the vehicle from unexpected weather changes, and from theft of your valuables.

Do not operate the convertible top in f reezing weather. You can damage the material and the mechanism. Do not operate the top if it is wet, dirty, or covered with ice or snow. Never drive the vehicle with the convertible top half open. Do not operate the convertible top if the vehicle is on a jack, a hoist, or on jack stands. Park your vehicle in the shade whenever possible. Extended exposure to sunlight can cause the convertible top to deteriorate.

Lowering the Convertible Top Before operating the convertible top, make sure the vehicle is parked on level ground, the rear defogger is off, and there is enough clearance above the top.

1.

Apply the parking brake. The convertible top will not operate unless the parking brake is fully engaged.

2.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

Convertible Top

LATCH

TAB

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LOCKING LEVER

3.

There is a latch on each side. Push in the tabs, and pull the locking levers down.

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Convertible Top

Operating the convertible top while any part of a passenger is in the way of the convertible top can cause serious injury.

Make sure that you, your passenger, or any other people around the vehicle are clear of the moving convertible top.

LOCKING LEVER

4.

With the latches released, push the locking levers up until they latch.

5.

ROOF SWITCH Pull back and hold the ROOF switch. The windows lower and the roof folds back. Release the ROOF switch when the roof is retracted completely into the rear shelf.

Do not sit on the f olded convertible top, or any items on top of it. You could damage the top or the rear window.

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Convertible Top Cover Use the convertible top cover when the top is folded to help prevent foreign objects, dirt, etc., from getting into the material and the mechanism.

The cover is attached to the body with four snaps: two behind the roll bars, and one on the side of each seat. To install or remove the convertible top cover correctly this:

, do

Convertible Top

SNAPS

1.

Remove the convertible top cover from the trunk, and lay it into position behind the roll bar.

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PIN

SNAP

2.

3.

Hold the cover in place with its snap on the driver’s side of the roll bar aligned with the pin on the roll bar. Press on both sides of the snap to attach it to the pin. Do not push or pull the snap button when installing the snap.

Align the snap on the passenger’s side of the roll bar with the pin. Press on both sides of the snap to attach it to the pin.

CONTINUED

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Raising the Convertible Top

1.

Apply the parking brake. The convertible top will not operate unless the parking brake is fully engaged.

2.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

3.

Push the ROOF switch forward and hold it. The windows, if raised, will lower automatically.

The convertible top will rise. Release the ROOF switch when the top reaches the windshield header.

6.

Fit the rear of the cover into the space between the convertible top and its molding.

7.

To remove the cover, pull the snap buttons.

Convertible Top

FASTENER STRAP

PIN

SNAP

4.

5.

Pull down the strap on the passenger’s side of the cover, and align its snap with the pin on the trim panel behind the door. Press on both sides of the snap to attach it to the pin.

Pull down the strap on the driver’s side of the cover, and align its snap with the pin on the trim panel behind the door. Press on both sides of the snap to attach it to the pin.

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TAB

LATCH

LOCKING LEVER

6.

Push the locking levers up while holding the tab. When the latch is in place, release the tab. Make sure the convertible top is securely latched.

Operating the convertible top while any part of a passenger is in the way of the convertible top can cause serious injury.

4.

5.

Push in the tab to release the locking levers, and pull them down. Note the movement of the latch when you push in the tab.

Make sure that you, your passenger, or any other people around the vehicle are clear of the moving convertible top.

While holding the lever down, push in the tab to engage the latch in the windshield header. Pull the top down and forward if necessary.

Do not put any heavy items on the f olded convertible top. You could damage the material and the mechanism.

Convertible Top

Maintenance Dust is the main cause of creaks or other sounds coming from the convertible top.

Regularly clean the body seals with glass cleaner and a soft cloth. Do not use a scraper or de-icing chemicals to remove frost, snow, or ice from the top or the rear window.

Every 3 to 6 months, depending on how often the top is folded, rub a thin film of Shin-Etsu Silicon Grease (available from your dealer, P/N 08798-9013) onto the seals wherever they touch the convertible top or each other.

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Convertible Top, Mirrors

To reduce the possibility of leaks: Mirrors

Do not lean or sit on an open door.

Do not push or pull the door glass to open and close the door.

TAB

Adjusting the Power Mirrors

SELECTOR SWITCH

The convertible top seals are designed to promote the flow of water off the roof. Spraying high- pressure water directly on the seals can distort them, causing a leak. Use only a low-pressure water stream when using a hose, and avoid commercial car washes.

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ADJUSTMENT SWITCH

1.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

2.

Move the selector switch to L (driver’s side) or R (passenger’s side).

Keep the inside and outside mirrors clean and adjusted for best visibility. Be sure to adjust the mirrors before you start driving.

The inside mirror has day and night positions. The night position reduces glare from headlights behind you. Flip the tab on the bottom edge of the mirror to select the day or night position.

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Parking Brake

3.

4.

Push the appropriate edge of the adjustment switch to move the mirror right, left, up, or down.

When you finish, move the selector switch to the center (off) position. This turns the adjustment switch off to keep your settings.

To apply the parking brake, pull the lever up fully. To release it, pull up slightly, push the button, and lower the lever. The parking brake indicator on the instrument panel should go out when the parking brake is fully released (see page

40

).

Mirrors, Parking Brake

If you try to drive the vehicle without releasing the parking brake, the ABS indicator may come on, and the ABS may not work properly.

Driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied can damage the rear brakes and axles.

If you drive at certain speeds without fully releasing the parking brake, a beeper sounds continuously.

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Interior Convenience Items

CONSOLE COMPARTMENT

ACCESSORY POWER SOCKET

AUDIO PANEL

BEVERAGE HOLDER

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Beverage Holder

Accessory Power Socket

Console Compartments

Interior Convenience Items

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