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Jammed shut bonnet ?

Hi all,

My bonnet won't open on the right hand side...when releasing the botton release button the left pops up but the right is firmly planted to the bumper.

I can get a thin wooden spatual in to release the leave under the bonnet but its still stuck fast on the right hand side.

Any ideas ?

It just come back from Lyles and the bonnet was fine before then !
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Re: Jammed shut bonnet ?

If you can get to the latch, you could always squirt some WD40 or even better, some penetrating oil and let it do its stuff for an hour or so. Just keep squirting oil at it and tugging at the release untill it opens. I had this happen on my first 164 and it eventually released.
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Re: Jammed shut bonnet ?

You can alway try to pop it open. Get someone on the release lever and give it a firm push down where its stuck.
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