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2001jeep cherokee hood release cable broken.cable is broken and the hood will not open.

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Try goin under the front and see if you can acces the release,also thru the front grill,theres no other way (unless you break the grill)

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The hood release cable on my cherokee slipped out of its mount on the latch a while ago. Here's how I got the hood open to fix it.

You're going to need a set of long needlenose pliers and a flashlight.

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