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Help Elecric roof sticking/stopped

My electric roof started sticking yesterday and today has just about stopped. There are no flashing lights by the switch. The history of the car shows that about 3 years ago the motor was sticking and the garage involved managed to "free" the motor. Is it likely to be the motor again and will it "free" again. What are the options and how expensive is a new motor?Any suggestions for a specialist in swindon/wiltshire? Thanks
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If you can't get it to rise then pull it up manually and spray it with WD40 to stop it sticking. That did the trick on my old TSpark 10 years ago.
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Lots of posts on unsticking the hood if you try a search.

Your garage reference to managing to "free" the motor was probably an expensive term for striking the motor in the cupboard behind the seats with a hammer. (Usual initial fix to get the hood fairing locking motor to unjam if it at the early stages of internal gear tooth wear). - Worth a try if you are still having problems.
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it might be a completely different thing, but if you do a search there is a thread about motor gears weraing, and a guy has has some stronger ones made up. worth a look.
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