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hi all. So my roof is going slow, and making a squeely sound. As the back part is getting to the top of the fold,.. it slows right down, and often needs a helping hand to fold. It often just stops at the top and you need to re push the button or also give it a hand till it totally folds till the back canopy starts to come up.
It squeels like it's the pistons?? almost like fluid is coming out maybe? but I cant see any leeking? Or is it the plastic cog that I've read can wear in the motor.
anyone had this happen?
not sure what I need to replace. any help please?
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check the fluid level at the hydraulic pump unit
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Yep sounds like a hydraulic problem to me, the plastic cog only operates the release catches on the hood cover.
Everything else moves hydraulically.
So as already said, check fluid level first.
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