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My Laguna boot catch is sticking, and no amount of WD40 is helping. It takes a good 5 slams to get it to lock. There's no apparent problem with the electrics etc, just that the boot won't shut properly. Renault say it's not covered by warranty (surely this isn't considered wear and tear??) - has anyone changed their own boot lock??

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Have a good look at the bit the lock catches on
it should be adjustable but you may need to get
the right bit look inside the boot lip mines a Clio
but would think they wont be to different, cant
see why Renault wont fix it though if its under
guarantee, tell them if they dont you will know
were not to buy from next time.

Who would design a vehicle that falls over when you stop?

If you find a fix for your problem please let us know it will help others.
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Test the locking mechanism with a bar, eg a screwdriver, see if it is catching, then do as described above, make sure the trike hasn't moved.

If all fails, and it is still under warranty (manufacturer's not used dealers) contact trading standards, telling the dealer you will shop elsewhere will just make him smile.
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Agreed with both the above, check that the catch (on the boot lip) hasn't moved. It will probably be held in place with a few torx screws!

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Hi Bencass

Its hard to say without seeing the car, but I'm a bit surprised you're being told this isn't covered by the warranty. Can I suggest you call our Customer Support Team on 08000 72 33 72 and ask them to talk to the dealer for you. Alternatively just send me an email with your name, contact number, registration number, mileage and the name of the dealer you're using to and I'll get someone to call you.

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