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How do I open the hood of a '95 K1500if the latch release fails?

When I pull the latch release nothint happens. What now?

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    Pull the latch - left lifts up - right side stay's locked - solution?

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You may have a disconnected cable, or the release spring won't pop up the hood. First try having someone else lift up on the hood as you try the release, this may open it. If not, the cable may be disconnected, where you will need to pull the plastic pannel off inside your truck where the hood release lever is. Inspect the handle, and where the cable goes into it. Also try using a pair of pliers on the cable once it's off the handle, because it may be stretched or broke. If that does it, you will need another cable, or just carry the pliers with you.
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