1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hi Guest, welcome to the TES Community!

    Connect with like-minded professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you.

    Don't forget to look at the how to guide.

    Dismiss Notice

Car boot won't shut....

Discussion in 'Personal' started by RokensWife, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. The boot on my Astra won't shut - does anybody have an idea as to why this is happening? I really need my car tomorrow to take mini RW to the doctor and run various errands.
     
  2. giraffe

    giraffe New commenter

    Frozen catch?
    Something in hinge? Bent hinge?


    Pony in the boot?
     
  3. Check there's nothing stuck in the catch, spray liberally with WD40 and slam it?
     
  4. Maybe lock and unlock the central locking thingymajig, then try again?
     
  5. piglet171

    piglet171 New commenter

    Check the part that the attachment on the actual lifty-up part of the boot clicks on to is tightly screwed on. We had this problem once, and a simple turn of a screwdriver fixed it.
     
  6. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    Won't lock or won't actually close?
    Central locking including boot or not?
     
  7. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    Have you tried speaking to it in a firm voice?
     
  8. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Buy a new one from a car boot sale?

    Alright, seriously, boot flap won't close, or lock won't engage?
     

Share This Page