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Top lowering problem on 2004 Saab Aero Convertible

I just bought a 2004 Saab and when I try to lower the top I get a warning that says I have to check the boot and clear anything blocking the top storage area. This happens with NOTHING in the trunk!! Any help or suggestions?

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I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 Arc convertible that had the same problem. The spring on the hinge assembly for the package shelf latch assembly was broken. The part itself is over $300. If you have someone remove the spring, your top will work again. You'll just have to put up with the top shelf hanging down in your trunk about 1 foot, but you can still manually move it to place things inside like your luggage or golf clubs.

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