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INSIDE HOOD RELEASE ..NOT OPENING HOOD LATCH

2000 TAURUS STORED OUTSIDE (CHGO AREA) 10 TO 20 DEGREE DAYS RECENTLY. TRIED TO OPEN HOOD VIA INSIDE RELEASE. NOPE, NOTHING. THIS IS A "SE" VERSION.
ANYONE KNOW IF THESE RELEASES ARE ELECTRONIC ?? OR DO WE HAVE A STRETCHED CABLE ??

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  • juniorbug Jan 08, 2009

    i have a 2001 ford taurus and the hood will open and it isn't freezing here in Mississippi. The latch just will not release

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    1998 replacing the part

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    release the hood from the outside when the cable wont work

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Stretched or frozen... have helper bang on hood center front while you tug..once open lube abd grease all latch areas and cable end you see there...good luck

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