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Jaguar XJS 2+2: My convertible top on 96 XJS will retract fine

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My convertible top on 96 XJS will retract fine but will only start to go back up and then stalls. Is it a pump problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  nabilc replied 1 year ago.
Hello and Welcome! I'm Billy and i will assist you with your inquiry. Feel free to ask if any further info is needed.
My apologies for the delay, thank you for your patience.
It could be the pump, however, let's start by swapping the up relays with the down relays (up relays are repsonsible for closing and down for opening the top). If this works, replace the up relays (if this works, the top will close, but will not open or open partially so the problem woudl be inverted).
Here are the relays: