The leaking cylinders are the lockdowns for the front of the top.
Is not a hard fix, but be sure to top off the reservoir after you cycle it a few times - maybe check it after a week of driving and cycling. Codes should not be set to error condition unless you have actually gotten it to "error out" while operating it (error code should flash thru illuminated top button/switch thing). System is fairly fault-tolerant.
You won't get dealer help on a '97, but they were doing "goodwill" gestures and eating the labor on low mile cars that were less than 5 yrs old at one point (they did my '99 in '02).