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Chrysler 300 2001 hood won't open cable is broke

Hood won't open cable is broke

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  • steph2861 Apr 21, 2009

    thank you will try

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Obtain a very large needlenosed plier and twist the lever as the cable would; if you can go through the grille opening with the plier.
these large 15 inch pliers are sold at Sears & Harbor Freight Tools

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

  • Don Cahala Dec 26, 2011

    I'll have to try that myself!!

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