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When I want to open the hood of my 98 volvo V70 only one side of it opens. To release the other side (driver side) I have to have another person to pull the release from inside and hold it in order for me to open the hood. Greasing and WD40 only works temporarily, works only for a couple of times and again the same story. Please HELP.

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Not for sure on yours, but take a look were the hood comes down on the corners and see if you have a couple of rubber stops that the hood rests on. If so you can try and adjust the one on the side that is giving you trouble so the hood won't have so much tenssion on it. From your description, it sounds as if you have two hood latches? I can't imagine that- but thats the only way for one side to stick and not the other. If so you may also need to adjust the slack out of the cable to that one side also.

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