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Can I open a tigra roof manually? Vauxhall tigra 07. I have…

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Can I open a tigra roof manually?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

Vauxhall tigra 07

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have tried cleaning the door switches and disconnecting the battery for a reset. My roof makes no sound at all

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

No leaks and yeah battery is fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The boot works fine. When I try the roof there is no sound like it's trying and no warning beeps either

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UK Auto Mechanic: Matt, Mechanical Engineer replied 5 months ago
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer

I'd 1st suggest to try and start the roof moving by unhooking the roof clips and moving the roof back a bit by hand as they can stick

and check the state of the roof motor fuses ( see page 154) on this manual

https://m.vauxhall.co.uk/content/dam/vauxhallMobile/HOME/OWNERS/owners_manuals/Tigra/owners/tigra-owners_manual-january_2007.pdf

and the manual method of openign the roof is also there form page 40 onwards

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