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1999 911 Porsche hood latch wont pull up to open fron hood

I am unable to unlatch front hood to get to battery which is dead.

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    Hood latch will not work on porsche

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Use a portable battery pack like the ones at Pep Boys or any parts place. Youll need a 12 volt plug on both ends to plug into your cars cigerette lighter and the other end into the battery pack. Let it charge up a few min. and then try the latch . It should open.

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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On the 996 and 997 there is a panel on the drivers side footwell that has a fuse panel and exposes a red positive terminal that pulls out slightly. You can connect the positive lead from a battery or charger to this terminal and the negative lead to a convenient ground spot like the door catch.

I removed the battery for the winter from my 996 and went through this process in the Spring when I realized my mistake.

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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