Question about 2001 Jaguar XJ8
Hood latch will not release
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi must be the cables, there is two latches and you can reach the cables from under the car. impress the boyfriend time D
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
If your bonnet will not release, there is a rubber plug inside fender located up in
the wheel well under the latch. Remove the plug, stick a screwdriver up and pry the latch
back. The hood / bonnet will open.
Posted on Mar 01, 2010
SOURCE: my hood latch cable is
look at the center of the hood where the latch is to see if you can find the cable cover sometimes laying on your back and reaching up can get you there grab it with plairs and tug it open!
Posted on Oct 21, 2010
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It may be that your hood release cable that runs from the hood release is broken. You'r going to have to try and manually release the hood latch by tripping the release through the grill with something like a long screwdriver. You should be able to identify the latch trigger by following the cable to end.
You might also try having push down on the hood while another person tries to trip the latch if the cable isn't broken, but just stuck.
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