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Bootlid won't shut!
Topic Started: Wed Nov 8, 2017 8:11 pm (123 Views)
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Opened the boot as usual. Now it won't shut.

I've made sure that the catch is in the open position with a screwdriver. I can manually close the catch with a screwdriver and when I press the button, the catch will release.

I've checked the striker plate hasn't slipped down because the bolts are loose. The bolts are tight so the striker must be in the same position as the last 25 years!

What now?! HELP!
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I recently took my latch off to get to the boot star as I was replacing it. When I fitted it back it wouldn't stay shut. I found I had over tightened the screws/bolts (can't remember which) and it took a slight lefty loosey in order the catch could move freely.
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Well, it's a long story but basically the striker plate was bent backwards about 45 degrees!

All done now!
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