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Hood Latch on 1988 Corvette won't release on one side

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U can remove side body panel in front of door or by tool call 18003983883 to order for 20 bucks but first have someone push and pull on hood while u pull release then replace cable its common for them to stretch and/or the clip-to-lever assembly to break

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  • mike samartino Mar 29, 2009

    u can remove side body panel in front of door or by tool call 18003983883 to order for 20 bucks but first have someone push and pull on hood while u pull release then replace cable its common for them to stretch and/or the clip-to-lever assembly to break

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