Thank you again. This morning I decided to look at the four micro switches in the storage compartment and you are correct. Once I readjusted three of them, because they were not functioning, I managed to manually get the top up and used the top switch to get it locked in place and the light in the switch went out. Yahoo! That was a 4 am decision to look at the switches, and now after adjusting the locking pals on the soft top, it now locks down. I have the entire system back together now and the car out of the garage for the first time in a month. I will attempt to cycle the system tomorrow. Maybe with the switches adjusted it will cycle, I didn't want to try it tonight as the wife is happy to be able to get her car into the garage again, after a month. I'll update you and the progress tomorrow.NO, you cannot just unplug or short it for the softtop to work.
The Controller must detect the cover is "OPEN" before it will raise the soft top and latch it at the windshield, then it must detect the cover is CLOSED to finish the operation of lowering the rear window and latch it in place. The light will go out when everything is done.
Edit : Attached is the sequence of operation of the soft top