[DML] Re: Cleaning up and upgrading
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[DML] Re: Cleaning up and upgrading

Not sure what you mean by the support rod or the spring.

I had the same problem. The catch is adjustable.  Play with the 
adjustment until you have to push down and flex the cover a tiny bit in 
order to close and lock it... this flex provides some spring to pop the 
cover back up when you pull the handle.  At least it worked out well on 
my car. Not sure how long it will last... i.e., maybe the cover will 
assume a new shape and not spring again after awhile.

Another option I've seen someone use is to thread a cord or some other 
kind of handle through some of the vent openings in the cover so it can 
be lifted with your right hand while you operate the latch with your 


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "lordshill1" <lordshill@xxxx> wrote:
> On my lower engine cover it still 
> will not "pop up" when the latch is pulled.  It is not hiting the 
> facia 
> at all.  I noticed the support rod does not really go up fast and the 
> spring seems to be unhooked.  Could this be the problem?  It takes 
> people to open the cover..1 to pull the latch and the other to lift 
> cover.  Any ideas?
> Roy
> #0893

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