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Hood release latch is broken

The release inside the car is broken and my battery is dead. I need to get into the hood to charge the battery but it seems the mechanic who replaced my fuel pump has broken the release latch to the hood. Is there any way to pop the hood without that latch? It's a 1999 Mercury Cougar.

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    My battery died and my keys are inside the mountaineer so I need to get the hood open to jump start it before I can get inside.

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    2006 SONATA , BATTERY DEAD , CANNOT OPEN DOOR TO ACCESS HOOD RELAEASE, HOW DO I OPEN HOOD TO ACCESS BATTERY ?

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Find the cable that is supposed to attach to the latch, and grab it with a pair of pliers or the like and pull.

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