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TECHNICAL ISSUES => Renault 5 GT Turbo => Topic started by: robx1r on 14:13, Wed 02 November 2011

Title: bootlid problems
Post by: robx1r on 14:13, Wed 02 November 2011
right i'm on an impossible misson to rid my 5 of rattles, my boot rattles and opens randomly anyone else every come across this? i've tried adjusting the striker and the latch to now avail. i cant drive without this happening
Title: Re: bootlid problems
Post by: Jeff Ninebar on 16:16, Wed 02 November 2011
the lock/latch part on my squeeks like mad, so i have to drown it in WD40 every week....

Does it pop open when the lock is Locked?
Title: Re: bootlid problems
Post by: robx1r on 16:19, Wed 02 November 2011
yup! its really annoying as i'm more comfortable with the car now so i welly it around, and to say i look like a twat launching from lights against some vtack-er and my boot flies open is an understatement
Title: Re: bootlid problems
Post by: Jeff Ninebar on 16:24, Wed 02 November 2011
Is it a bit like a pop up wing on a TT or 911 but not quite as cool :lol:

Sounds like the lock might be knackered, try getting a 2nd hand one, make sure you get one with a key as well!
Title: Re: bootlid problems
Post by: robx1r on 18:24, Fri 04 November 2011
this is really getting on my tits i cant drive the car at all without the fuckin thing opening.

it closes and catchs but if you shake it it opens.
Title: Re: bootlid problems
Post by: markey mark (bd) on 18:46, Fri 04 November 2011
Sounds like its not seating on the striker well enough or the lock has gone, more than likely the second mate