New Beetle Convertible L5-2.5L (BPS) (2006)
Convertible Top Canvas: All Technical Service Bulletins
Body - Convertible Top Binding Is Worn
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March 10, 2010
2011804 Supersedes Technical Bulletin Group 61 number 07-05, dated July 19, 2007 due to updated 2003, 2004 model year regulator replacement
Convertible Top, Binding Worn
Edge Binding of convertible top worn.
Side windows slow to drop due to window regulator motor programming causing wear in convertible top edge binding material or any other wear issues
on edge binding material.
New window regulators and window regulator motors were implemented in production.
DO NOT replace the convertible top for this condition. Repair convertible top, as follows, by sending it to one of the recommended trim facilities on the
Convertible Top Repair
Remove convertible top from top frame. See Repair Manual for removal procedure.
Send the convertible top material, part kit - See --> Required Parts and Tools, and attached sewing instructions to the recommended trim facility for
The following steps are only applicable for model year 2003 and 2004 vehicles, up to VIN 1Y_4M345795.
Verify both window regulators and electric motors operate as follows:
Raise both windows, ensure remote key is outside of the vehicle, close and lock doors.
Unlock using the remote key while observing both windows.
If both windows automatically drop, allowing for convertible top clearance when opening door:
DO NOT replace window regulators and electric motors.
Proceed with convertible top repair.
If one window DOES NOT automatically drop, allowing for convertible top clearance when opening door:
Replace both window regulators and electric motors. Use only the part numbers listed in this bulletin. See --> Required Parts and Tools
Replacement regulators are not compatible with previous part numbers and must be replaced in pairs. When regulator replacement is required,