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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Ive just bought an 07 twin top astra but the roof does not

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Hi ive just bought an 07 twin top astra but the roof does not work! i know they are prone to problems but this is low milage 30k so was worth taking a punt! i notice the boot doesnt open either, is this my starting point?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


Its possible the little plastic side trims are at fault. They have plastic gears in them and they wear,if it doesn't move properly if its the gear that has stripped the screw inside the flap will be turning but the fin won't move. If nothing is moving or making any sound it could be something else.

There is a common problem with a wiring loom in the boot which gets damaged. Might be worth having a look at it if the boot is open and its accessable

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


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