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325i Hood won't open after front end collision

I got into a front end collision on the drivers side of my 2005 325i. I let the car sit for about a month and now I can't get the hood open to jump start it. Any ideas on how to.

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I rear ended someone who stopped for a raccon. The grill got smashed in and the hood a little bent. I think thats the only damage but I cant get the hood open to find out. Anyone know where there is a safty release or something. Trying the lever inside does nothing.



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With out seeing a pic of the damage, you need to pull the latch inside & then go pull the latch out side, some times both have to be done simultaniously,two people, you may need to make a wire pulling device with a coat hanger to pull the out side catch latch at the top of the hood. Good luck

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