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Hood well not pop when i pull the inside cable latch release

What can ido to open or pop the hood

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    hood latch does not work

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Have someone pull on the cable while you pull up on the hood, if that doesn't work and the cable is broken you will have to get down on the ground and see if you can reach all the way up to where the hood cable comes out of it's protective plastic tubing and connects to the latching mechinism, than pull on cable very hard and it should pop. A short term fix unless you have it replaced right away is this: Use a cutter of some sort and cut through the plastic and all the way through the cable at a long enough distance so you can tie a washer or something to the cable, than you don't have to reach so far up to pop the hood next time. Good luck!

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Replace the hood pop up spring

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