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Came back from a dinner and found one of my roof drainage channel hinged covers looking like this...(see picture)...cannot get it back to flat, but maybe it's just 'cos I'm being too gentle with it. Don't know if it's broken or just out of place. Any advice, aside from parking it where people don't touch it?

Tony

1999 Carrera 996

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tunegoon,

FYI, this is the cover that hides the roof rack mounting studs, not the drains. I have not seen that problem before, however, I would try and gently pry the door up a bit and I believe you can reset the molded posts back into the retaining clips without breaking. Otherwise, I expect it will be a an new one from dealer. Not sure they come already painted??

Good Luck!! :cheers: demosan

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Remove the entire strip that holds both covers. Lift the end of the strip from the front windshield and lift up carefully. There are clips that hold the strip down which will release quite easily when strip is pulled up. Then reseat the cover properly and put the strip back on.

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Problem solved...took about 2 minutes! Again, Thanks!

Tony

You guys are the best...I'm on it! Thanks!

Tony

And you solved How?? It helps to have closure on threads where possible. Just my 2 cents.
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