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post #57 of (permalink) Old 25th April 2006
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Originally Posted by ren25
We have a Clio 1.2 Grande which is fitted with a Metal bonnet catch and a Metal safety catch.
Before we all go off our heads and start sueing each other lets sit and think.
The facts are incorrect to start with, as mentioned above. So who knows which ones were fitted with plastic ones?
Now I may be wrong, but I was always lead to believe that the Driver was responsible for making sure the car was road worthy. This is not a high tech item and anyone who can open a bonnet, can surly tell if it's broken or sticky. We then come to maintenance ie an oil can!!!! no certificates needed to operate one by the way.
It was mentioned that you use WD40, but I would suggest oil of any sort would be better as WD40 dries out and you come back to the catch being sticky.
Perhaps someone will enlighten me as to where I've gone wrong in the above, as I think most of you think that passing the buck lets you off.
If it's that simple, why don't they write it in the handbook?
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