Mechanics

CONVERTIBLE WIRE CAME OFF NEED TO KNOW WHERE IT GOES

2002 Renault Megane • 130,000 miles

Hi - a wire came off in the hood compartment on my 2002 Renault Clio 1.6 16v Privelege and I have no idea where it goes - anyone have any idea where it goes? It looks like a pressure switch of some sort which probably registers when the cover closes. Thanks in advance! Picture attached


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Bogratt
March 3, 2012.



Is it a microswitch? Looks like it. Is there any malfunction with top?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 3, 2012.
Is it like on 1 side and there may be identical unit on other side?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 3, 2012.
Hi - yes it is a micro switch and is only on 1 side. Therr is no wire like that on other side of car. The roof does not work anymore

Tiny
Bogratt
Mar 3, 2012.
Any luck with this?

Tiny
Bogratt
Mar 6, 2012.
Not so far. Was the top working ok before? Have you tried closing switch and operating top?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 6, 2012.
Yes it still does not work but that may be unrelated a it was broken before this wire came off. I was trying to reset the roof when I noticed the wire had been bumped off. All I need to know if where the wire goes - where it is meant to be attached to

Tiny
Bogratt
Mar 6, 2012.
You may have to find another similar vehicle to compare.

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 6, 2012.
And actually that wire looks long enough to reach up into roof assembly?

Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 6, 2012.
I do not think it goes onto the roof assembly - it must be connected close to back near where the metal cover closes. It definately runs back towards the back of car

Tiny
Bogratt
Mar 20, 2012.
Is this in the front engine compartment area, or the rear, trunk/boot area where this wire and switch were found? That switch is a limit switch, a type of switch used to shut off power to a motor when a moving unit has reached a specific point, such as a sliding seat belt or a convertible top.

Rivermikerat
Apr 2, 2012.
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