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    Ron, One thing is that you should only run the...

    Ron,
    One thing is that you should only run the top with the engine running. It will only take three or four cycles to run the battery down completely.


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    Failed Folding Top Control Module?

    Ron,
    Suggest you search other posts on this forum on the top temperature error. The temperature is measured by a thermistor that is sealed in the base of the Folding Top pump housing. Once failed,...
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    Help! Dan, I replaced mine last year. Got them at...

    Dan,
    I replaced mine last year. Got them at Lift Support Depot. A bit of a challenge because they really won’t compress, but got them in. Good luck, link below.

    Vehicle Year & Model Search...
  4. Hawkeye, I told State Farm that I averaged about...

    Hawkeye,
    I told State Farm that I averaged about 3,000 miles per year and they were OK with that


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  5. Congrats on your XLR and welcome to the site. ...

    Congrats on your XLR and welcome to the site. There is a wealth of information on the forum. The best method for searching is through google and include XLR-net at the end of your search. For...
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    Help! I would recommend doing a search, but The...

    I would recommend doing a search, but The thermistor is sealed into the base of the pump. Contact these guys, they are the experts on this type of system.

    Top Hydraulics | Rebuilt and Upgraded...
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    Hello Try doing a search for ‘Top Hydraulics’, ...

    Hello
    Try doing a search for ‘Top Hydraulics’, this is an outfit out if Oregon who rebuilds folding top hydraulics for all of the luxury cars. Link to previous discussion below.

    folding top...
  8. Try searching RCDLR, that is the module that...

    Try searching RCDLR, that is the module that interfaces with your remote and locks and unlocks the car.


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    If you find one in Ohio, I’ll be glad to look at...

    If you find one in Ohio, I’ll be glad to look at it for you. Especially if it is Central Ohio.


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    Welcome to the site. I congratulate you on...

    Welcome to the site. I congratulate you on keeping your baby on the road and not headed to the junk yard over a taillight. It gives you time for someone coming up with an alternate solution for our...
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    John, I’ve heard it said on a car, black is not...

    John,
    I’ve heard it said on a car, black is not a color, it is a second job. I can attest to that. Nothing looks better when it is shined up, though.


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    You need to re-index the windows. After...

    You need to re-index the windows. After disconnecting the battery, it no longer knows where the upper limit is for the window. Re-Indexing
    - With the car running, lower both windows...
  13. Notice: Rob, Live in Ohio 2004 April-November. About...

    Rob,
    Live in Ohio
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    April-November. About 3000 miles per year
    2 years ago, coming back from Columbus and heard loud whistling noise. Inspected roof. Could see where the middle had popped up...
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    Hi from Freeport NY

    Welcome to the forum. I echo Graytoad’s comments, just drive it. If you do the typical mechanical maintenance, the non-typical stuff you can search for on here. I agree with finding a good...
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    Printed vs PDF service manual - help?

    I have used Chilton DIY for a couple of years. $29 per year. Good but not great documentation. Doesn’t list part numbers, but those are easy to find on other sites. Here is an example schematic...
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    Whole thing. The battery is built into the...

    Whole thing. The battery is built into the sensor.


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    I just replaced my TPMS sensors. My mechanic...

    I just replaced my TPMS sensors. My mechanic ended up getting generic ones because he had a C6 Corvette in recently and had two sets of OEM that the batteries tested bad in the package (from 2...
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    Custom wheels

    I just had these done. A buddy of mine does powder coating. I tried silver, but was not acceptable. Stripped and re-powder coated in black. Will pick them up this week. I’ll post pictures once I...
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    Congrats on your new ride from another Buckeye. ...

    Congrats on your new ride from another Buckeye. Hard to get our cars out down here much before mid-April when most of the potholes get filled. I love the color, but of course we all know the black...
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    Help! There is also a post somewhere about grounds. ...

    There is also a post somewhere about grounds. Connections become corroded and can cause this type of problem. Do a search. I think one member isolated his intermittent starting issue to a bad...
  21. Welcome to the forum, from another Buckeye. You...

    Welcome to the forum, from another Buckeye. You will find this site has a wealth of information. The best advice I saw on here is to read your owners manual cover to cover. There is a lot of...
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    Yes, you should be able to see from under, as...

    Yes, you should be able to see from under, as long as they haven’t been wiped down. On mine, I noticed a lot more sway than typical loss of dampening. You won’t get any DIC messages unless you...
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    Usually just the shocks leaking and loss of...

    Usually just the shocks leaking and loss of handling performance. It doesn’t matter if it is low mileage, it also seems time will allow the fluid to leak around the seals. Our 2004’s are now 15...
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    Do a search on air vent noise or havoc noise. ...

    Do a search on air vent noise or havoc noise. Some comments about a rolling film, might be the culprit.

    Dash vent duct actuators - HVAC question
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    The Cien (as noted in the picture) was introduced...

    The Cien (as noted in the picture) was introduced at the 2002 Detroit Auto Show. It is the car the XLR was based on. It was a hand built fully functioning prototype. Cien is Spanish for 100 and...
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