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2003 audi tt, replaced convertable top, trunk wont open gas

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2003 audi tt
JA: What is the model of your '03 Audi?
Customer: replaced convertable top
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: trunk wont open gas cap wont work convertable light on dash on no reset working light goes out with top all the way down but not when closed and stops about 10" short odf closingf
JA: Has the battery died recently?
Customer: new date on batt
5 17 16
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: check engine light on have replaced many top no problem like this before
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 4 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This type of fault here is usually caused by an internal electrical fault with one of the top micro switches that sends signals on what positions components of the top are in.If one or more of these have failed internally this causes this issue..What has to be done from here is to have the fault codes checked/read out with a fully compatible scan tool that can plug in and communicate with all computers to see what codes are set.Once this is done any codes set need diagnosed to help locate and repair this issue here.In allot of cases the same scan tool is used to monitor the switch signals to locate any at fault needing replaced.

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Thanks Pete

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