2003 Volvo C70 Q&A
2003 Volvo C70 Question: how can i fix my top it wont go up or down
depends on what is wrong....did you check the fluid? - your.mechanic
1960s' convertibles used hydraulic pumps to operate the tops. Perhaps your car went through an inter-dimensional time warp. Otherwise I would suggest either the dealer or a specialist so things don't get worse. - ziptie12
These tops use electric motors. There are quite a few switches and sensors for the top that if bad, will cause this problem. You really need the proper scan tool to read out the diagnostic codes, monitor the sensors, and reprogram the system, otherwise you are flying blind. Let me know if you need a place, I may be able to suggest one in your area. - Bret Bodas
The convertible top may have problems with the micro-switches and potentiometers that help control the raising and lowering of the top.