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1998 xj8 jaguar

Front hood will not open pull on lever right side opens but not the left side

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  • jekamanda Jan 22, 2009

    i tried that the cable seems disconnected

  • steve hill Oct 16, 2013

    only happened since i took the battery off the car

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I had this exact same problem and the cable was broken. There is a way to get it open by going through the wheel well. Let me know if this is still an issue for you and I can walk you through it. Thanks!

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Have someone pull the release while you lift upon the side that wont open. you should be able to get it to unlatch that way

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 22, 2009

    have you relatched the hood where it opened on the one side? that will make it feel like its disconnected if its not closed all the way.when you do close it have someone there to pull the cable while you lift on the hood on the side that wont open

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