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Hi! Our 2013 451 top is not dropping in stage 2, pressing the button a second time results in a relay click, nothing else. the front carriers/latch slider on the rail doesnt seem to be going all the way back in stage 1. Took some photos of the left and right side sensor switches and noticed the little hook is resting in opposite compared to each side. Can someone post similar pics of their 451 with roof closed so I can see if these hook levers are causing my top from sliding all the way back? Thank you in advance!
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I went out to my 2014 cabriolet to take some photos to try to help you out, but I didn't see anything like yours. Where exactly are those two pins and sensors? I took my top down in Step 1 and saw nothing helpful.

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Thank you Len!! The location of that is immediately next to and behind the roll bar. If the top is opened fully in stage one, the top sliders would block the view into those sensor pins and lever inside the channel. Sorry wife took the car out, otherwise I would grab a pic. Thanks again for your help!!
 

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Sorry Zmonsta - guess I'm a slow learner. I looked again with the top open in Stage 1 and closed. Could not see what you're talking about. I guess I need another photo or two to locate it. Sorry.

Went out a third time and looked as the top was opening and closing and still don't see what you're after? I'm willing to try to help you out, but I'm not doing so well right now. :(

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I took a couple of photos, one from each side, but I don't think they show you what you want. One of the pins is visible, but the other one is hidden behind a piece of trim that I don't think I see on yours?

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Thank JP, it will show only when top is closed or if slider is in front and not hiding it. Also I think one can only take these photos with back camera of the phone resting top of phone against the inner roof looking. What a PITA. Anyone here local in San Diego with a cabrio I can swing by to take a look? Thanks again, you all rock!!
 

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Thank you so much Jo! The latter two pictures were super helpful. My carrier position looks similar to yours when fully open in stage 1. So that’s good news for me, Now time to probe the sensors to see what’s keeping it from dropping in stage 2. Thanks again
 

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Thank you so much Jo! The latter two pictures were super helpful. My carrier position looks similar to yours when fully open in stage 1. So that’s good news for me, Now time to probe the sensors to see what’s keeping it from dropping in stage 2. Thanks again
That's where the top initially stopped. Then when I pushed the button again it moved back about an inch before it actually drop down to the down position. Just like when it comes up. It comes up rounds the Curve and then proceed forward about an inch and then stops for the second stage of closing.
 
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