"clutch" mechanism on convertible roof not engaging
2007 Vauxhall Tigra 1.4

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?
Problem added: Aug 2, 2022 (2 weeks ago)
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Charlotte
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Vauxhall Tigra 2007
Variant: 1.4
Problem Category
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

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If you look at the Tigra section on the forum you will see many suggested to rectify the problems associated with roof / boot . If you get it scanned with the likesof Tech 2/3 it should show any stored fault codes . It may also need topping up of hydraulic oil
Answered Aug 3, 2022 (2 weeks ago)

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