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REMOVING THE REMOVABLE ROOF CANOPY

WARNING

Never drive the vehicle at speeds of more than 120 mph (193 km/h) with the Removable roof canopy installed. The Removable roof canopy and windows can detach and cause injury and damage.

CAUTION

Before you remove the Removable roof canopy, make sure that the vehicle is stationary and Park (P) is selected. Apply the Electric Parking Brake (EPB).

CAUTION

Do not attempt to operate the Removable roof canopy at temperatures below -4°F. This can cause damage to the fabric.

  1. Lower both door windows. See ELECTRIC WINDOWS.

  2. Open the Luggage compartment. See OPENING AND CLOSING THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT.

  3. Lift one release lever (1) in the Luggage compartment and disconnect the Removable roof canopy from the lever.

  4. Return the release lever to its locked position.

    NOTES

    Make sure that the hoop at the rear of the canopy does not touch the bodywork.

  5. Undo all the studs in the rear of the Removable canopy assembly from the rear window.

  6. On the same side of the vehicle, above the windshield, turn the locking handle (2) 90°. This unlocks one side of the Removable roof canopy assembly.

    NOTES

    The left locking handle turns counter-clockwise and the right locking handle turns 90° clockwise.

  7. Disconnect the pocket (3) in the side of the canopy from the tab on the side of the rear window.

  8. Fold the Removable roof canopy along the length of the vehicle and rest it on the part of the canopy assembly still attached to the vehicle.

    NOTES

    Make sure that the hoop at the rear of the canopy does not touch the bodywork.

  9. Lift the other release lever (1) in the Luggage compartment and disconnect the Removable roof canopy from the lever.

    NOTES

    Make sure that the hoop at the rear of the canopy does not touch the bodywork.

  10. Disconnect the pocket (3) in the side of the Removable roof canopy from the tab on the side of the rear window.

  11. Roll up the Removable roof canopy from the rear to the front of the vehicle.

  12. On the same side of the vehicle, above the windshield, turn the locking handle (2) 90° to unlock the Removable roof canopy assembly.

  13. Take the Removable roof canopy assembly off the vehicle and turn the locking handles to their original positions.

  14. Use one hand to hold the outer rear window. Use the other hand to unlock the adjacent locking lever (4).

    NOTES

    Turn the left locking lever 90° clockwise and the right locking lever 90° counter-clockwise.

  15. Lift the outer rear window off the vehicle and return the locking lever (4) to its locked position.

  16. Hold the other outer rear window with one hand and unlock and remove it in the same way as the opposite side. Return the locking lever (4) to its locked position.

  17. Lift the inner rear window off the vehicle.

  18. Close the Luggage compartment lid.

  19. Lift both door windows.

  20. Put the roof components in their storage bags and put the bags in the Luggage compartment.