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Here's a trick I used once...You need to get a wire coat hanger, straighten it out and bend a loop on one end. Lay on your back and fish the wire up to the end where the cable attaches to the hood release. It might take a couple of tries but hook that part and give it a hard pull. That should open the hood ! ! !
Posted on Oct 21, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
just did one 2 days ago same car..Had a break out grill on right side...then cut cable not all the through just the outer part to get to wire to pull it to open hood..... hope this help you
Posted on Dec 10, 2008
You have to start taking stuff apart to get to the hood latch. This might have to include removing body parts to get to the latch. You might be able t move the latch with a long long screw driver to pry it open. The latch itself . Do not try an pry the hood open you will only ruin the paint job and your screw driver.
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
You'll have to remove part of the grill and try to access the latch from inside. Yoy may have to unbolt the entire thing, but make sure you mark it 1st so that you know how to put it back in the EXACT spot it came from. Then once out, you can extracate it from the latch pin on the hood, replace your cable and start fresh. Good luck, this is one of those things that no matter how long you've been working on cars, its always hard to do!
Posted on Sep 12, 2009
have someone pull the release while you push down/lift up on the hood. If you get it open , put a bit of grease on the latch mechanism , and check the allignment of the pin that is mounted on the hood.
Posted on Nov 11, 2009
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