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Remote hood release cable does not release - 2002 Volvo S80

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Ive seen a lot of times people leave a wrech or a rag inbetween the rad and hood get someone to push ddown on the hood to releave the presure.or maybe the cable broke

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2005 quattro , battery is dead and hood wont release.Is it an elecrtonic release?


Heidi, No electric release. The latch is probably stuck. While you pull the interior hood release have an assistant push down and pull up repeatably/vigorously until hood releases from stuck position. Lube latch and cable before closing hood. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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How do I open hood when cable or latch is broken


If the plastic hood release handle inside is broken, can you reach the steel cable, if so, use a pair of vice grips to grab the cable and pull. Sometimes it helps to have a helper standing at the end of the hood and pop the hood with palm of hand, in the area of under hood release mechanism, at the same time your pulling the cable.

If cable is broken, some makes and models, you can remove front grille and get at under hood release mechanism.

There is usually a primary hood release, inside vehicle, and a secondary release under the hood, you have to slide your hand under the hood to release, sometimes you have to press down on the hood a little to move release. Trying to shut the hood with secondary release engaged can be difficult, you don't have the distance and the weight of hood to swing down.

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How to open the hood when the hood release is not working.


Pull the release and have someone hit the hood with there hand in the middle of the hood, by the latch/front. Then adjust the latch upwards. If the cable is broke then go from the bottom and push the release left or right to release. Follow the cable.

Jan 31, 2015 | Chevrolet Cars & Trucks

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Pulling on the hood release cable does not release the hood


It may be necessary to access the hood latch from underneath the vehicle to get it to release. Once this is done, the entire latch mechanism and release cable will have to be examined and repaired or you will be in the same predicament again.

Dec 29, 2013 | Chrysler Cars & Trucks

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Hood release cable will not open hood latch


have someone push on the hood at the same time you pull the cable hold the cable then let go of the hood, when it opens lubricate the system

Apr 07, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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The interior hood release isnt working is there a way to relase the hood manually from outside the truck on a 2010 toyota tundra


try this,have another person push down on the hood in the front of your truck,while they apply downward pressure,pull hood release out,keep the hood release pressure pulled out,tell the other person to let up on hood,then release the pressure you have on the hood release handle and hood should pop up.if this does'nt work,you have a broken hood release cable.that means you'll have to get on the ground under front of truck and reach up to the hood release cable with pliers and pull the cable release manually.good luck hope this helps and thank you for choosing fixya.com

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The hood release is broken how do I get my hood open


IF HOOD LATCH RELEASE CABLE BROKE AT RELEASE HANDLE YOU CAN TAKE A PAIR NEEDLE NOSE PLIERS PULL THE CABLE ENOUGH TO OPEN HOOD SO YOU CAN REPLACE RELEASE CABLE.

Aug 31, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Intrepid

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I have a 2006 Pontiac GTO. I can not open the hood. When I pull on the plastic hood release lever the hood makes a click but it does not pop. What can I do to fix this?


Cables stretch with use so they sometimes get critical with age; this problem is common to remote releases in general.
Have a friend press down with flat hands on the front of the hood while you **** on the release. It may be necessary to 'bounce' the pressure on the hood, keeping in mind that our sheet metal is pretty thin anymore. If you can get it open, lubricate the latch mechanism with a good lubricant (NOT WD-40 which dissipates). This may give you some relief for a while.

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BROKEN HOOD RELEASE CABLE.NEED TO OPEN MY HOOD


One of the 2 cables on my hood release is loose. One works fine and releases (dirver's side) but the other is loose and does not. I cannot get my hood up. I have a 1998 Jaguar XJ8
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