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1986 skyhawk no cable for hood release how can I open the hood

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SOURCE: cable to release hood broke

Where is the cable broken? Try using vice grips to grab it under the dashboard.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: 91 buick skylark hood release cable snapped

you can reach up under the bumper and pull on the cable under there. if you need more help contact me

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Broken hood release cable how to open hood

you can often release the hood latch from under the car, or through the grille, by reaching up to the hood latch mechanism with a long screwdriver or pliers, or a piece of coat hanger, whichever works in your particular case. G/L

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: my hood release is broke and the cable is

the Best thing to do is remove the cable and try to unwind the outter cable if you get lucky with unwinding the cable then with a pair of small vise grips grab the center cable and pull, if it pops loose open the hood and buy a new cable. If this is the only car you have to drive be sure you use a chain and bolt to hold it down while you drive it to the parts store to buy new cable. You will Have to buy from the Dealer or from a wrecking yard. If you can't get the cable loose from inside the cab you will need a pair of long needle nose plyers to reach threw the grill and pull on the release cable. good luck hope this helps. You might find a mechanic that has the tools to do it for a reasonable amount.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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SOURCE: the hood cable release broken

depends on what year it is and model please post that.

Posted on Sep 02, 2011

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