volkswagen/golf-rabbit/1999-2006 (A4 Typ 1J)

Softop wont work

Hi  I have a vw golf convertible. It’s been in a shed for nearly 10 months. Just got it out,I put new battery on as old one died. I tried to put softop down,I can hear motor running,but that’s it! Is there anything I could check myself? 

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