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BWD Convertible Top Relay

Part No. R3177P Warranty  

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BWDConvertible Top Relay
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (10)
  • Interfaces well with ECU (3)
  • Provides accurate readings (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement (7)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Casual driver (4), Mechanic (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Mechanic (4), Auto enthusiast (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect fit for Jeep Sahara

    There are five relays in the fuse box next to my battery. All five relays are alike. It didn't seem to be listed in the AAP computer as compatible with my '93 Jeep...Read complete review

    There are five relays in the fuse box next to my battery. All five relays are alike. It didn't seem to be listed in the AAP computer as compatible with my '93 Jeep Wrangler Sahara so the clerk came outside the store with me, pulled the dead relay (horn)and cross-referenced it. They had two in stock and I bought both so I'd have a spare. The clerk then came outside again and plugged the new relay in place, had me blow the horn, then closed and secured the hood. Thank you, Scotty. The relay works just fine.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Be Certain This Is The Right Part!

    This was indicated as the Starter Relay for a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant. It is not the correct part. To AAP's credit, both AllData and the Relay Cover reference the spot that this would...Read complete review

    This was indicated as the Starter Relay for a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant. It is not the correct part. To AAP's credit, both AllData and the Relay Cover reference the spot that this would plug in to as requiring, so it's not a "mistake" on AAP's part. Just confirm that your vehicle uses this exact part before ordering.

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    4.0

    Winch Relay

    By Mr. Fixit

    from Grand Rapids, MN

    About Me Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

    • No Improvement In Performance

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

    The contacts appear to be smaller than the OEM part.
    However, it does work. It would be nice if there was a sheet that identified the contacts.

    Comment on this review(earn points)

    (12 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Perfect fit for Jeep Sahara

    By Nell on Wheels

    from Shreveport, LA

    About Me Casual Driver

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Interchangeable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

      There are five relays in the fuse box next to my battery. All five relays are alike. It didn't seem to be listed in the AAP computer as compatible with my '93 Jeep Wrangler Sahara so the clerk came outside the store with me, pulled the dead relay (horn)and cross-referenced it. They had two in stock and I bought both so I'd have a spare. The clerk then came outside again and plugged the new relay in place, had me blow the horn, then closed and secured the hood. Thank you, Scotty. The relay works just fine.

      Comment on this review(earn points)

      (10 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Happy

      By jawbraker

      from sc

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

      • No Improvement In Performance

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

      Happy with part and service and price......

      Comment on this review(earn points)

      (10 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Relay works fine for 4 of the required

      By ME1986

      from Virginia

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Level 3

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Interfaces Well With ECU

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

        Works fine with 1996 Ford Explorer and some of our other vehicles. It works with multiple relay replacements. You can also cross-reference relay manufacturers to see which relays can be replaced. Recommend keeping the old ones that work as replacements for an emergency. These also work for my snow plow application on my truck.

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        (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GOOD PRODUCT

        By TONY

        from HUNTSVILLE, AL

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

        GOOD PRODUCT

        Comment on this review(earn points)

        (11 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Real true "Quick Fix"....

        By Wesman

        from Sanford, Florida

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Change relay first
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

            Plug and play...Simple fix...

            Comment on this review(earn points)

            (14 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Relay was an exact fit.

            By 54runner

            from Knoxville, TN

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Helpful Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

              Just pull the old relay out and install the new.

              Comment on this review(earn points)

              (12 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Definitly for a 2001 ford escape for EEC

              By Jim the tech

              from Yonkers, ny

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Performance
              • Interfaces Well With ECU
              • Provides Accurate Readings

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Engine Performance
                • Everyday Driving
                • Performance Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

                I see this does not fit other vehicles but this works fine in mine

                • Car & Truck:
                • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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                (11 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fits 2004 Durango rear air

                By 04DurangoOwner

                from Bonaire, GA

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

                      Fix listing to show it fits the 2004 Dodge Durango Rear A/C.

                      • Car & Truck:
                      • Casual Driver

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                      (10 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

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                      By Angie

                      from Oklahoma City, OK

                      Verified Buyer
                      Helpful Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about BWD Convertible Top Relay:

                            Not the right product. Didn't do my homework properly. [...]

                            • Car & Truck:
                            • Casual Driver

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                            • Q:

                              Is this the same as a radiator fan relay?
                              Asked on 6/28/2014 by Chanell from United States

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi Chanell, good question! To give you the correct information I would need the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle please.

                                Answered on 6/30/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              what is the amperage?
                              Asked on 4/8/2014 by doug

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                Hi Doug, glad to assist you! The specifications of this part are amperage: 30 amp, number of terminals: 5, voltage: 12 volt, terminal type: blade, terminal gender: male.

                                Answered on 4/9/2014 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I drive a 2010 Chrysler Town & Country. While driving the windshield wipers, signal lights, radio, and dashboard lights cut off. When I stopped and put the van in park, everything cut back on like normal. Will this relay fix this problem?
                              Asked on 3/18/2014 by AB from VA

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi AB, tricky question! This relay is a multi-function relay and this could solve the problem. However, the answer to this is perhaps more complicated than you think. This may need a mechanic's expertise to determine. I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem.

                                Answered on 3/19/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              does this relay control anything with the fuel pump?
                              Asked on 3/7/2014 by wayne from Dresden, ohio

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi Wayne, great question! This relay is a multi-function relay and is vehicle specific. To assist you further please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                                Answered on 3/9/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I have a 2000ford f150 sometimes I can drive it make numerous stops and starts with no problem then maybe the next time it wont start it turn over it sounds freely I can jump it and it will start I have replaced the battery and starter with no luck please help
                              Asked on 1/31/2014 by bud from ky.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi Bud, glad to assist you! As there may be various reasons for this problem, without the presence of your vehicle i would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest you to take your vehicle and thoroughly checked with a certified local mechanic before buying the parts that may/may not solve the problem.

                                Answered on 2/2/2014 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              is this the correct relay for 2000 merc. mountaineer power windows
                              and where is its location.

                              thank you
                              Asked on 1/21/2014 by i can fix it from lowell ma.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi, glad to assist you! This relay is a multi-function relay and is an exact fit for your Mercury Mountaineer. The accessory delay relay works the power windows and would be located in the under dash fuse panel.

                                Answered on 1/22/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              My 1995 Ford Explorer has an intermittent hot start issue, if I drive until it warms up and stop, shut it off and come back within 5-30 minutes later and restart it will turn over and run rough for about 30 seconds (or throwing it into gear and accelerating off will fix issue), or will run for a brief second and shutoff (a hard start condition) It will not do this on the first start of the day, or after the engine has been off for an hour or more after running.Afterwards while driving, the engine will vibrate and act like it wants to shutoff when braking to a stop. Could a failing fuel pump relay cause this issue?
                              Asked on 12/26/2013 by Joe

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                Hi Joe, sorry, without the presence of your vehicle i would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest that you take your vehicle to a certified mechanic for further diagnosis.

                                Answered on 12/27/2013 by Steve from AAP
                            • Q:

                              I bought the fuse r3177 but the store could not give me information on where the cruise control fuse was located. There are two fuse boxes and neither one shows this information.
                              Asked on 12/13/2013 by Ed from Clanton,Al.

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                Hi Ed, good question! This fuse is vehicle specific. For assisting you further on locating the cruise control fuse please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                                Answered on 12/15/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              would this relay cause my door locks to click to the lock position and click to lock position only every minute or so on a 1998 Plymouth grand voyager
                              Asked on 8/20/2013 by jim

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                With reference to your inquiry on the BWD Convertible Top Relay - part# R3177, the relay may be the possible cause of the problem on your Plymouth Grand Voyager. However, without the presence of the vehicle we could neither diagnose the problem nor provide you with a 100% answer. I would suggest you to get assistance from a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 8/20/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                            • Q:

                              what are the volts on this BWD R3177
                              Asked on 7/23/2013 by peppy from yorktown, ny

                              1 answer

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                                A:

                                The BWD Convertible Top Relay (Part No. R3177) is a 12 volt relay. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                                Answered on 7/24/2013 by Steve from AAP
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