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Missfire on cylinder 2 and can't open bonnet - Fiat Bravo '01

I have had a diagnostics test done on my '01 Bravo as the engine light on the dashboard came on. This showed a missfire on cylinder 2, but the garage have said that they can't give me any more information as they can't open the bonnet!!!! They have said that they could break in but would then need to get extra parts ie grille to replace after breaking in. Any ideas as to how I can get the bonnet open and what the missfire could be caused by plesae?

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There are other, professional ways to get the bonnet open without having to break anything. Have someone push down on the hood a bit while someone else pulls on the release. If that doesnt work, you can get behind the grill and access the release by going under grill, find hood latch and pull release.
The misfire can be a number of things. Check for spark,Install a spark tester between spark plug and wire. If there is no spark, check wire, module, coil. If there is spark, check plug, Perform a compression check.

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