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How to uncatch bonnet when cable is broken on bf falcon

Can not release bonnet cause cable is broken

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SOURCE: How do you release Bonnet

from the front when you try to sneak your finger through the middle...you will hit a turn lever....just give a force and push towards right or left...
if will be unlocked

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Renaut Master (2005) bonnet won't open

there is a way , if you get under the front of your car . lie on the floor and try to reach the the end of the snapped cable this some plyers and pull it it will unlock it

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: audi a4 bonnet release mechanism broken

This can be over come by getting a pair of vise grips and gripping the cable that is sticking out and pulling it out, once you have opened it Do not attempt to close the hood without replacing the cable. You have maybe only one chance at this so if you don't succeed you will make it harder for a mechanic to fix it. a new cable is not to difficult to replace, buy the cable and housing replace both.

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: VW Bora: Can't open bonnet

first of all not an easy job,you need to get the front grill off and look upwards for a cover that will be covering up the bonnet catch,basicly bend or pull this off,you should then see were the cable goes in,then you should be able to bar the catch with a screwdriver to release it. best of luck

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Bonnet release cable is broken - how do I open the

remove the o/s/f indicator this can be done by putting a thin screw driver between the bonnet and wing to push the indicator release tab down. once the indicator is out of the way you can see the bonnet catch behind the headlamp use a torch to locate where the cable should be and pull the latch towards you. it should take you about 10 mins to do this

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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