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The battery is dead and I cant get the hood open 1996 Contour.

I have a 1996 Ford Contour with a dead battery and the hood is completely stuck shut. When I try to use the hood release I hear a click but nothing happens. It seems a little loose but I cant be sure. The car is parked too close to the garage for me to get underneath and really do anything. Is there an alternate method of getting the hood open without damaging it? Thanks.

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You could try using your fingers and pulling up on the hood while someone else pulls on the release lever

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