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Bonnet release cable is broken - how do I open the bonnet. A photo of where the catches are would help

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  • rpcm Mar 11, 2009

    Its a C70 Volvo and up for sale and people want to look under the bonnet

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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

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  • BLYO Mar 22, 2011

    Before reading your solution I contacted our local Volvo Dealers in Halesworth, Norfolk.
    They quoted me two hundred pounds to collect my car via a transporter, seventy pounds per hour to access the engin bay. min' one day labour. thanks, you saved me from getting ripped off by a main dealer who are the experts (and know all the angles) in their seedy field.
    Thank you very much for your help and keep your training going we need people like you in this rip off world we live in.

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