Comfort Roof Control Module for
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|We explicitly point out that all functions of this control unit should be used only while exercising caution and responsibility. We can NOT be held liable for any damage or injury caused by installing or using this product.|
PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE MANUAL CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT.
|Important Information. READ BEFORE INSTALLING!|
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|This module comes with our USB Field Upgrade and Configuration Port! We recommend connecting it to a computer BEFORE YOU INSTALL and using our support app "m4cconnect" to do a quick firmware update check. M4cconnect as well as all other information regarding USB update and configuration can be found at www.mods4cars.com/usb. You can even configure and activate your favorite module functions and settings on screen before the module is installed in the car! It is a good idea to permanently install the USB cable with the module in the car, leaving the computer plug in an easily accessible spot for later use with a Wifi/3G/4G connected laptop.|
IMPORTANT TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS
If the top does not work properly or at all after installing the module, these tips can be very helpful:
• 1) Turn Function 1 (Main Switch) off (Setting 0). The module will be completely passive. If the problem still persists and the top won't work, check all connections. Please also check the green DATA LED on the module!
• 2) Function 2 now has a VELET mode (Setting 2) on many modules. Valet mode completely disables opening of the top. Check the setting for function 2 and make sure the module is NOT in valet mode!
IMPORTANT: Not all modules have the valet mode! Please check the Operation and Programming Manual!
FUNCTION OF THE DATA LED
The DATA LED shows the module status and helps troubleshooting issues during installation:
• When the ignition is ON: The LED should BLINK (flash) in a regular pattern (about 1x per second). This indicates that the module is receiving data and should work OK.
• When the ignition is OFF: The LED should BLINK (flash) as long as the data bus is still active and turn off after a while (max 5 min) indicating that the car has entered stand-by (sleep) mode.
• If the LED is permanently lit with the ignition ON, the module is NOT receiving data from the top controller and all connectors should be checked.
• If the LED does NOT light up at all when turning the ignition ON, the module is either not getting power or not receiving ANY data. All connectors should be checked.
|USE OF THE 3M WIRE TAPS|
This module is installed using the 3M wire taps very popular with 12V aftermarket industry for their reliability and durability. The most common problem during installation is a bad contact between the plugs from the supply wires and the wire taps. Please make absolutely sure that the metal blades of the plugs slide into the slots of the t-taps. It happens that the blade "misses" the slot and the connection looks correct, but doesn't make electrical contact!
The T-taps come in RED (for thin wires), BLUE (for medium wires) and YELLOW (for thick wires).
To test if you installed the module correctly after all wires are connected, turn the ignition fully on and watch the green LED on the module. It should blink (flash) to signal a correct installation. If the LED either does not turn on or stays on permanently, there is a bad contact or a missing connection! See detailed explanation of the DATA LED.
|Installation - Steps 1-3|
|1. IMPORTANT: Turn off ignition and pull key out before continuing! Open trunk and remove bottom cover. Remove the styrofoam carrier or (or spare wheel). Remove the two screws (1) and (2) on each side of the back panel. Lift the roll-out cover box up and out.|
|2. Remove screw (1).|
|3. Remove screw (1).|
|Installation - Steps 4-6|
|4. Lift the plastic cover up and over the bolts on the botton, then pull it out in the direction of the arrow.|
|5. Underneath is the top control unit (1), which simply sits in a gap in the styrofoam carrier. Pull it upward and out.|
|6. Using combination pliers, attach the supplied red wire tap to the light beige wire no. 10 on the black/red plug as shown.|
|Installation - Steps 7-8|
|7. Connect the plug from the smartTOP wiring harness to the tap, then remove the yellow plug from the control unit and plug the wiring harness in between as shown. Attach the smartTOP module to the harness.|
|8. Attach the smartTOP module to the styrofoam carrier with the supplied velcro sticker, put the top controller back where is was before, then tap the unlock button on the remote once. If the green LED (1) on the module blinks slowly, the module is installed correctly and ready for use. Put everything back together in reverse order, then configure the module according to our Operation and Programming manual, done.|