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Chigster
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:23 am    Post subject: Targa Hatch not opening Reply with quote

Hi All!

Haven't driven her much recently as been stuck on overseas assignments but tried to pop the hatch on the Targa and nothing happened. Cant even hear the locking mechanism. No luck with remote or internal switch.

Any thoughts? I am hopeful that it's just stuck from lack of use. 😀
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What im thinking is the car cant see that the roof is in the fully closed position .. its a safety feature that you cant open the rear hatch if the roof is open .. try fully opening and then closeing the roof then try the hatch .

Most things to do with the roof system need a tester connected to look at the values for the switches im afraid .

Im not sure if theres an individual fuse for the hatch .. worth checking just in case though .
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Demort,

I thought that too and have tried opening and shutting the roof a few times with no luck. Will try again and see.

Thanks
 
  
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The switch is unfortunatly behind the lock mechanism for the hatch , its a microswitch that sits on one of the cables so is not very accessible hence its better to check the status of it with a tester.

It could be a switch fault .. never seen it before but possible .. trouble is once again you need a tester to check operation .

I think it may be garage time to fix this one .. sorry .
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Demort.
 
  
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