Achieving closure

I have a 2003/53 Fiat Punto and after filling up the water for my wipers I can't get the bonnet to close properly. There is approximately a 1-inch gap and I'm really worried it's going to fly up, as it's really windy. The release lever feels loose as well? Any ideas on how to close it properly? I have tried WD40 on the catch

Asked on 12 June 2010 by SL, via email

Answered by Honest John
Lubricate the catch. If there is 1-inch gap, the secondary catch is working, but not the main catch. Have a fiddle with a screwdriver. It may have clicked over closed with the bonnet open. (S.L. responded, “thanks that worked a treat!”)
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