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1999 cadallic deville how to open hood broken cable

Hood cable broken how do i release hood

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You can find the cable with a little effort. It comes out of the firewall so see if you can find enough of the end of it still sticking into the cabin to pull. Otherwise you can also look under the car and you should be able to get to it from there. Hope it helps!

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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