Miata Technical Service Bulletin
|S||1990-91 MX-5 Miata||Damage to convertible top|
While loweing or raising the convertible top, the corner may contact the beltline protector, which may result in the corner of the top fabric becoming damaged or distorted. If you encounter this condition, install protective clips on both left and right sides in accorance with the installation procedure included in this bulletin.
|NA01 R1 271||Clip (R)||1|
|NA01 R1 272||Clip (L)||1|
|1. Using an electric-powered drill, remove the rivets which fasten the end
set plate of the top fabric.
|2. Remove the quarter trim, the cab side weatherstrip, the protector and the bolts which secure the top fabric bracket. Lift the top fabric bracket from the body.|
|3. Remove weatherstrip No. 3.|
|4. Remove the end set plate as follows:
|5. Install the clip
|6. Install weatherstip No. 3. Insert the fastener as much as possible by
hand. Use a mallet on the top end of the fastener to insert fully.
7. Install the top fabric using the bolt (M8). Reinstall the quarter tim, the cab side weatherstrip and the protector.
8. After installation is complete, check to see that the weatherstrip is matched with the door glass so that no water leakage will result. Check by applying water with a hose to the contact areas.
Warranty Type Code: A Customer Comment Code: 87 Damage Code: 9A Part No. of Main Cause: NA01 R1 271 or NA01 R1 272 Quantity: 1 (each side) Operation No. XX0397RX (includes repair to both sides) Labor Hour: 1.3 Hr. (includes repair to both sides.)
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