[MR2] Stuck engine compartment hatch
telek2 at frontier.com
Sat Jun 25 13:40:05 EDT 2011
On 6/22/2011 12:19 PM, waynearndt at waynearndt.com wrote:
> Good point Aaron, I've had to smack the top of my MKII a few times
> to get it to open after pulling the latch. I'm not familiar with the MKI
> but on the MKII I have also put my finges down into the louvers and
> pulled upward to pull it lose...or course again, I do this AFTER having
> pulled the release lever.
With both my '86 and '88 SC MkI (with fiberglass lid) they need to be
pried up with my fingers. Sometimes I need someone to hold the latch
while I pry. A little WD40 usually solves the problem once I get the
BTW, DON'T use WD40 on the cable. Makes it stick.
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