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Hood latch stuck freestar

I have a 2005 Ford Freestar, and I can't open the hood. The latch inside the car doesn't seem to release anything. How can I get the hood open?

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Check that the cable is still attached to the latch lever... if not use pliers to pull the cable... sometimes the latch gets stuck... have someone push down on the hood while you pull the latch.

Posted on Feb 11, 2014

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    Eric Wilson Feb 11, 2014

    Turns out it was releasing the hood just fine, except it wouldn't stay released. When I had someone hold the release in the car while I pulled up on the hood, I had no problem.

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Here's how I repaired mine. Go inside and remove the plastic 2" square plastic cover. By pushing on the lever inside this area, the latch will release. Push on the door at the same time, when the latch is pushed. With the door open, remove all four screws from the plastic panel. Now pry carefully the big plastic panel off the door. There are plastic snaps holding this on, all around the edges. Now there is another metal cover over the latch mechanism under this panel. Remove this. You now can see into the latch area and put the handle back into the slot where it came out of. You'll see that the ends of the handle can be put back on the round bar, but to hold them in place, I attached 2 nylon ties on one end. You can also purchase a metal push on retainer from the local hardware store. Mine has been repaired for 8 months and had no trouble. Ford used no retainer on these handles and after prolonged use, they bend and the handle can be pulled off. A twenty minute job. Your wife can even do it.
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