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Old 14th January 2021, 10:54   #4
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Originally Posted by Allan Vincent View Post
... the catch lever that normally appears through the radiator grille does not pop out ... Any ideas
Yes Allan, I've had that problem. Remove the catch and you'll probably find that it is choked with a paste made up of lubricant, rainwater, dust and grit collected over the past 18 years. Soak it in a bath of Gunk (or your favourite equivalent), rinse, dry, re-lubricate and refit.

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