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Old 12-17-2007, 10:04 AM
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Hi guys,

Like a few others I am starting to have problems with my roof cap not closing properly due to the roof not retracting 100% on the first attempt.

I made the mistake of taking it to my local Nissan dealer who charged my $96 and ended up just lubing the cap latch which of course did sweet f..k all.

Could anyone give advise on exactly which areas to pay attention to, recommend a lubricant etc etc as I'm concerned I'm going to burn out my hood motor.

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Old 12-17-2007, 12:27 PM
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I would lube all joints. I recommend Dupont Teflon multi purpose dry lube that can be found at Lowes for around $5 a can.
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Old 12-17-2007, 01:23 PM
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Great, thanks I will give it a try.
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Great, thanks I will give it a try.
You're welcome. Just make sure you have a rag to catch the excess lube that may drip but it dries pretty quickly. You don't want it on your interior.
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Don't forget to grease the electric motor gears !
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