My soft-top roof has been closed for a while. Do you have any advice on opening it without damaging it?

Are there any guidelines/advice on what to do to check a soft-top roof that's been closed for a few (four) years, apart from being careful? What should I do before putting it up fully? Thank you so much.

Asked on 13 April 2021 by Elizabeth Carter

Answered by Andrew Brady
Just be careful with it and don't force it. Put it partway up and leave it for a while if it feels strained. It's probably worth waiting for a hot day or taking the car for a drive and getting the interior up to temperature first. The material is usually more flexible when warm.
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