2007 Vauxhall Tigra
"clutch" mechanism on convertible roof not engaging

2 points

Problem added: May 24, 2015 (5 years ago)
When I press the button to open the roof, the "clutch" mechanism which opens/closes the black plastic "shelf" by the boot sticks/doesn't engage.

The roof quite happily goes into the boot or comes back up but the "shelf" wont close and makes juddering sound. As the operation is incomplete the windows don't automatically go back up and this shelf and its "side wings" stay open.

A friend has diagnosed the problem - it's the "clutch" mechanism which should engage to open close this shelf and is slipping rather than engaging.

Does anyone know if it can be adjusted or whether I need a new one please?

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Tigra
Model Year: 2007
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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2 points

May 7, 2016 (4 years ago)
Does anyone know where to roof mechanism bleep is located please? It wont stop bleeping and is driving me mad.
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