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OK, what's your way to do it? I've seen some let it drop hard enough to close completely, others set it softly down and gently push it fully closed. Either way, opening or closing it without getting fingerprints all over it seems to be problematic. What's your way?
 

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I don't know if the convertible decklid is the same as the rear hatch on the coupe but I drop it from about a foot so it falls just hard enough to be caught by the automatic pulldown mechanism. That way I don't get fingerprints on it and it still uses its own power to close the hatch. I may be doing it wrong though.
 

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The convertible decklid doesn't have an automatic pulldown feature - and if you just "close" it, it rarely seems to latch completely. So, you either slam it or push it all the way closed. There must be a better way - what is it?
 

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My 07 convertible doesn't have a pulldown mechanism either, as previously discussed. Half the time, I'm able to slam it down hard enough to completely latch it. I keep a terry cloth in the side pocket of the car in order to be able to press down on the latch without leaving finger prints. My 2005 coupe had the draw down system and it worked very well. I wish they had it on this car.
 

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I just push the button on the dash until it clicks:laughing:
 

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I just push the button on the dash until it clicks
Gee, why didn't I think of that?:rolleyes:

Sure, that will pop the release - but it doesn't open or close the lid.
 

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Nope -it's a 3LT with the power top - not that that has anything to do with the question. I'm talking about the trunk lid, not the tonneau.

And I agree, the convertible's trunk lid should have the same pull-down feature that the coupe's hatch does. Oh, well - if this is my biggest complaint (and so far it is), I guess the car must be pretty good!
 

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I try to use whatever clothing I'm wearing (untucked shirt tail, jacket sleeve, etc.) to close the hatch without getting fingerprints on it.
 
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