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Hood won't open. Cable is broken and can't get hood to pop.

The hood release cable is broken. So i tried to pop it manually. Wasn't sure if there is a manual override to be able to open without popping interior hood release latch. Please help!!!!! A.S.A.P.

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  • g_a_boxers Jan 11, 2009

    Is the latch in the middle of the hood? I'm pretty sure i can't see it from underneath the engine.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Cabe for hood release broken

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NO there is no manual way . get a good flash light and look at teh latch through the grill or from under the truck and try and pop it with a long flat blade screw driver

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • work4it1 Jan 11, 2009

    yes it will be in the middle

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If the cable is still there take a pair of pliers and pull on the cable with them to allow the hood to release.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • Ronnie Houston Jan 11, 2009

    yes it runs along the drivers side to the latch in the middle of the hood.you should be able to trace the cable frm the latch back to where it used to hook up inside the car.

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