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My buick'96 hood won't open. The wire broke and if I can open the hood I can fix this. All I need to know is how cn I open my hood? Thank You.Stephen I thought this forum was free?

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It is free and here's your free answer...If you can grab the end of the cable with a pair of vise grips, do that and just pull. If the cable is inside the housing and you can't get a grip on it, try cutting away some of the casing with a wire cutter till you can grab it. Cable is exactly like the ones used on a bicycle hand brake.Dont forget to rate my answer...thats all I get from this except the satisfaction of helping someone!!!
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