Roof detracts when ignition turned off

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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by Fergy199 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:09 pm

Weird things started today with the roof. When I unlocked the car roof went back and Windows opened.
Roof closed fine. When I stopped and as I removed the key it went back again.I had to try about 10 times to finally secure the roof. Any ideas of suggestions would be appreciated.

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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by Silverzedtom » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:44 pm

I can’t help with the fault - I’m sure others will help there but don’t forget you may need to charge the battery now
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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by markplant » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:45 pm

Does it have a aftermarket roof module fitted ie gaptec
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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by colb » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:49 pm

Strange, could it be that the button on your key is sticking in the unlock position, it can be set to open the roof if you keep the unlock button depressed likewise the windows will drop and hood close if you keep the lock button pressed when you exit the car. Thats if the car has been coded to do all this.
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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by skelters » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:13 pm

Gaptech
Button stuck on the key
Bad battery

Get the battery checked first then check the codes to see if it's throwing up any errors.
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Post by Sgr74 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:22 am

I had something similar with mine. Turned out to be my gaptec module.
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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by Fergy199 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:03 am

Thanks everyone for your assistance.
Problem is with the key, as when I tried the spare key everything was working correctly.

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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by bearded_ed » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:06 am

Fergy199 wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:03 am
Thanks everyone for your assistance.
Problem is with the key, as when I tried the spare key everything was working correctly.
It's a very odd problem!!!
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Roof detracts when ignition turned off

Post by skelters » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 pm

This might help...

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