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Hood latch on 1996 park avenue seized - 1991 Buick Park Avenue

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    another job for wd40 or other good solvent...finish up with some white lube.



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Sorry thundergod but people put to much stock in WD 40 it to me is just a fast evaporating lube. If the hood is frozen as a result of rust I think it is called PB works much better. On my 91 buick I was able to access the latches better after taking the front grill off. It is attached with tork screws known to some as star screws. this still doesn't offer total access but you have a better chance at working with it. Also had to use 2 people to open hood because hood spring was meeting header. took some rocking hood while the other person pulled the latch repeatedly. But you see an elk damaged my front end so you may not have the same issue.

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