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The soft top is not designed to carry any additional
loads such as roof racks, spare tires, building, hunt-
ing, or camping supplies, and/or luggage, etc. Also, it
was not designed as a structural member of the
vehicle, and thus cannot properly carry any addi-
tional loads other than environmental (rain, snow,
If the temperature is below 72°F (24°C) and/or the top
has been folded down for a period of time, the top will
appear to have shrunk when you raise it, making it
difficult to put up. This is caused by a natural contraction
of the vinyl coating on the fabric top.
Place the vehicle in a warm area. Pull steadily on the top
fabric. The vinyl will stretch back to its original size and
the top can then be snapped into place. If the tempera-
ture is 41°F (5°C) or below, do not attempt to put the top
down or roll the rear or side curtains.
Do not run a fabric top through an automatic car
wash. Window scratches and wax buildup may
Do not lower the top when the temperature is
below 41°F (5°C). Damage to the top may result.
Do not lower the top when the windows are dirty.
Grit may scratch the window.
Do not move your vehicle until the top has been
either fully attached to the windshield frame, or
Do not lower the top with the windows installed.
Window and top damage may occur.
204 UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE