Schade, top wasn't going up or down well (skip and drop some inches etc...) so we dropped by Indiana (SMB North) and were being shown where and how to lubricate actuators, arms and the like from our builder Chad (the MAN!) and said you could disconnect actuators and lower BUT the springs, top weight etc will be A LOT to handle if not ready for...now he went through it pretty fast AND I think my wife and I could get it done in a pinch...BUT, call NorthSMB Nancy if you have any more or for a little more detail....
in the back of van, by the electric motors that drive the actuators, undo the fabric screws and lay back to see actuators...if out, the shaft should be fully extended...you'll see a pin that holds actuator to where it pushes on spring roller thing (each side)...take each out and the arms should be dissconeccted form PH...now I am NO BOYWONDER (meaning he is about as smart/experienced/TRUSTED as they come on here) ..again, it might come down quickly OR you might need to pull a little to get started THEN it will be the weight that wants to close springs etc...but to the best my knowledge/memory...GOOD LUCK
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