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Old 08-17-2017, 08:04 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by SC-986 View Post
I had the same problem recently. Seemed to occur mainly after the car sat in sun for awhile and temp was above 90 degrees. I lubed the latch assy. pretty good and activated the actuator several times with the hood up. With each successive activation the actuator motor became noticeably weaker. Replaced the actuator (easy fix - 10 min. total) and hood/latch assy. now operates according to designed intent.
Thanks for the tip. I am not sure what the process "should" look like. I have sprayed lube into the latch and I still cannot get the hood to close beyond the first latch. Here is a video of the process. See anything obviously wrong?

Frunk latch problem
2001 Boxster S - Midnight Blue Metalic
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