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My boyfriend has a 2002 Jaguar x-type 3.0 and can not get the hood open, it releases but will not come unlatched. Is this an issue with cables or.. what else could it be?

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Hi must be the cables, there is two latches and you can reach the cables from under the car. impress the boyfriend time   D 

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