Home Auto Repair How to Repair a Mazda Miata Soft Top Window

How to Repair a Mazda Miata Soft Top Window


The vinyl rear window on a Mazda Miata convertible soft top is made well but is susceptible to damage. The vinyl can crack or tear due to pressure on the window in extremely cold temperatures, or the surface can become cloudy with age or excessive sun damage. Preventative care is the best way to keep a Miata soft top window is top condition. But if damage does occur there are options for repairing the window instead of replacing it.

Things You’ll Need: Vinyl patching kit, Vinyl cleaner and polish, Soft sponges and cloths, Measuring tape, Scissors, Small paintbrush


  • Repair cracks or holes in a vinyl window with a vinyl patching kit, which usually includes sheets of patching material, an adhesive and an applicator. The procedure generally involves washing the window first with warm water and a mild detergent and drying it with a non-abrasive cloth.