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Trunk & bonnet actuator not working...

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  1. Michael B

    Michael B F1 Rookie
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    Hey guys...

    Am I missing something here. Neither my front bonnet release or my rear trunk actuator will work. They have been that way since I got the car (1989 Mondial t coupe).

    Can I open them manually? I found a manual pull for the gas lid door, but cant find squat for the front or rear areas.

    My engine cover does still open (thankfully).

    Thoughts on how to access these areas???
     
  2. Michael B

    Michael B F1 Rookie
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    Pulling the manual pulls does work...

    However. Are these "servos" just that weak of a link?

    I am going to test the switch & the servo & find what the root of the cause is. More soon.
     
  3. theunissenguido

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    Front trunk you can open by pulling the manual placed under the dashboard left side steering wheel.
    Rear trunk the manual is placed left side of the left rear seat.
    Engine boot the manual is placed in the rear trunk,left side also.
    The metal cylinders in the electro magnetic contacts can be corroded. Clean them, put little grease to their surface and move them several times by hand.
    Test if you have electric power on the contacts.The switches on dashboard also can malfunction. Switch them of and on, several times to clean the internal contacts.
    Hope this resolves your problem,
    Guido
     
  4. Michael B

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    Thank you Guido!

    I am working on it as I write this.
     

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