If the top does not open or close electrically

If you cannot operate the soft top with the operating switch, first check whether all the following operating conditions are met.

Vehicle is stopped
Ignition switch is ON (Run the engine when operating the top.)
The trunk is closed
The shift lever is in a position other than the R (Reverse) position
The luggage cover is pulled out and hooked so that the roof storage area is separated from the trunk.

If the top still does not move under the above conditions or has any system malfunction, see a NISSAN dealer as soon as possible. When you must close the top by yourself, in the event of emergency or when an immediate dealer service is not available, close the top manually according to the procedures shown in this section.

When closing the soft top manually:

Move the vehicle to a safe place, away from traffic.
Two people should perform this procedure, as some of the top parts are extremely heavy.

The top cannot be opened manually.

WARNING

Do not drive with the top partially opened.
If the top cannot be operated properly, see a NISSAN dealer as soon as possible to have your vehicle checked.

CAUTION The storage lid is extremely heavy. The storage lid should be manually opened or closed by two people.

1. Open the trunk lid. In the event of a discharged battery, the secondary trunk release mechanism should be operated.

(See “Trunk lid (CrossCabriolet models)” earlier in this section.)
2. Open the top storage lid.

a. Remove the trunk light 1 .

a. Remove the trunk light 1 .
b. Remove the lower trim clips 3 and remove the upper and lower trim pieces 2 .
c. Remove the two luggage cover hooks4 on the left and right side of the trunk.

Then disconnect the connector 5 on the left side luggage cover hook.
d. Remove the clips6 behind the luggage cover hooks.

e. Release the storage lid locks.

e. Release the storage lid locks.

Pull back the left and right side trim in the trunk room. Push linkage A on the left and right using the wheel nut wrench or suitable tool to release the storage lid locks  B .

CAUTION

Use gloves or a cloth to protect your hands when releasing the storage lid locks.

Make sure that both the left and right locks

Make sure that both the left and right locks  B are moved to the released position as shown.

f. Push and hold the lever  C toward the

f. Push and hold the lever  C toward the front of the vehicle to release the storage lid.
g. Close the trunk lid.

CAUTION

Make sure to close the trunk lid before opening the storage lid. The storage lid may contact the trunk lid and damage it.

h. With two people, manually lift the storage

h. With two people, manually lift the storage lid by hand on the left and right side of the vehicle at lid edge D .

i. Move the storage lid in the direction

i. Move the storage lid in the direction marked by the arrow to open it.
j. Move the inner flap  E and  F in the direction of the arrows, then secure the flaps with tape or string.

3. Close the soft top.

a. Pull up the soft top simultaneously from

a. Pull up the soft top simultaneously from the right and left side of the vehicle.

b. Lift the rear side of the soft top A until it

b. Lift the rear side of the soft top A until it is out of the storage area, then open the soft top forward all the way.

c. Close the storage lid.

c. Close the storage lid.

CAUTION

Make sure to close the storage lid completely. The storage lid may contact the soft top and damage it.

d. Close the front and rear parts of the soft

d. Close the front and rear parts of the soft top at the same time as illustrated.

4. Lock the front part of the soft top.

4. Lock the front part of the soft top.

a. Remove the cap1 as illustrated.
b. Insert tool 2 (located in the trunk) into the hole and turn clockwise.

CAUTION

After closing the top manually, have the system checked and/or repaired by a NISSAN dealer as soon as possible.
Avoid leaving the vehicle outside for long periods or driving at high speeds. The rear of the top is not locked completely, and this may allow wind and rain to get into your vehicle.

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