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Can you use a slim jim to break into a 2002 legacy

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Yes you can. if you don't have one you can also get a screw driver into the hood latch release through the grill. This is harder than it sounds but I have done it before

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Yes, most likely ; but only if you knew where to place it and what to do with it to manipulate the linkage.

Posted on May 18, 2014

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