2005 Vauxhall Tigra 1.8 manual Boot lid opening

Vauxhall Tigra Problem
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jock57

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Boot lid opening
Jun 27, 2016 (3 years ago)
boot lid only opens slowly in stages, having to press button again at each stage. it closes properly in 1 stage. I havent tried to open roof since the problem arose in case it got stuck mid cycle and wouldnt shut again

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Car: Vauxhall Tigra
Variant: 1.8 manual
Model Year: 2005
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Recalls: Vauxhall Tigra Recalls
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whittingehame
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Jun 27, 2016 (3 years ago)
Could be motor needing oil , weak motor , but so many possible causes hard to know where to start .
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Ian Gebbie
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Mar 1, 2017 (3 years ago)
Sounds like Hydraulic fluid required in the system, go to youtube look for a 1hr stream on Tigra (its the one that the Vauxhall produced) this will explain the full operation and what to check for, part of it will show a white box and small tank (where to top up)
One other point I did have the boot button at one time fail due to bad connections (Took the button out and cleaned with switch cleaner)
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