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Cant find hood latch 1996 ford mustang convertible

Have looked all over interior,trunk and cant find a lever or latch to release engine hood

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It should be directly under the steering wheel if not its broke

Posted on Apr 19, 2013

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SOURCE: Hood Won't Open, and Lever Broke

Hi viper852004 , the only way you can do this is to remove the front grills and then you will be able to see the 2 sprung bonnet pegs, you will need to loosen the adjusting nut where it screws into the hood and unscrew it until it becomes unattatched from the hood, do this for both pegs and then you should be able to release the hood to fix the problem. the pegs will need to be reinstalled before driving the car as the hood will not close, hope this is of some help, regards mark.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Hood latch won't release on 2002 Ford Taurus

do you mean undone from the cable? if so, see if you can reach the attachment point for the cable and pull in direction of the cable to release

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: hood latch won't release hood. 91 volvo 240.

probably a overstretched cable pull, or defective latch, i had the same problem with my truck. pull hood relese a couple times, and go to hood, give it a love tap with your fist abouve the latch ontop of the hood, if that dont work, you will have to go underneath your volvo and release it by hand with a screwdriver, try and lift the latch over the catch

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: stuck hood on 2000 ford 250, latch release won't work

2000 FORD SUPER DUTY 5.4 HOOD STICKS.YOU CAN HAVE AN ASSISTANT PULL THE HOOD CABLE AND EASILY OPEN THE HOOD BUT THE HOOD WILL NOT POP UP ON ITS OWN..ANY ADVISE?

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Stuck hood latch on 1996 chrysler concorde- Possible broken cable

take off the left front wheel and fender well. slice off the hood cable insulation get a hook too pull the wire have a buddy pull up on the hood while doing this. Should pop open then hope this helps u out.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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