It actually worked the other day! Stayed up - and kept it up! I could hear an unusual ticking.
Did the normal propping it up with a stick and then it stayed erect. Now it can get it up but it doesn't last.
Any ideas please?
Joking apart. It really did stay up so I think it's electrical. I have a broomstick so it's a minor irritation on an otherwise amazing car (other car is a Minor).
This is my second Accord Tourer. The previous one was mostly propelled by RAC truck. This one is a goer! Don't want to scap it when MOT runs out because, despite it's age and faults, I'm in love with it.