[MR2] Stuck engine compartment hatch
e.adams722 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 13:56:05 EDT 2011
My MKII usually has the same problem with the front lid. I usually have to
use a screw drive wrapped in cloth and lightly pry up on it and it pops
- Ethan Adams
On Jun 25, 2011 11:40 AM, "Kurt Krueger" <telek2 at frontier.com> wrote:
> 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
> lid open.
> BTW, DON'T use WD40 on the cable. Makes it stick.
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