Two years ago, my roof stowage compartment lid started to bind when opening. The lid would rotate back against the bed cover instead of first raising up to clear it. It was diagnosed, here on the forum by Dicktator and Mike in Arizona, that the hinges may be bent. I was skeptical because the hinges looked heavy duty to me and I couldn't imagine that they would bend, and they sure didn't look bent on the car. I finally got around to ordering and installing the hinges for both sides and that cured the problem. The drivers side hinge was bent. The attached photo compares the old hinge to the new hinge. I still don't know how it got bent.
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