As with many parts these days, I don't think the cylinders were meant to be repaired. Not saying repairing it can't be done, and then, finding where to source needed parts, but most just replace with new or good used. I would replace it, then if possible, experiment in repairing the old one for a spare. Easy enough to replace, Unbolt and swap the two hydraulic lines, bleed out the air. Some replacement options on eBay below....
I am new to this forum and grateful that I found it-
I own a 2005 Ford Thunderbird - there are several issues I am trying to resolve:
1) the convertible top needs to be replaced - any ideas where i could buy a good top that will last?
2) the soft top motor is "dead"- it does not work at all - could that be a fuse and if not how do I check to see if it's really broken and if so how do I replace and/or repair-
Thank you so much for helping me !!
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