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Inside hood release on 1991 Suburban won't release. How do I open hood to repair?Inside hood release on 1991 Suburban won't release. How do I open hood to repair?

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Hi Gillespi,

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.

Get in front of the car and shine the light through the grill. You're looking for the release cable where it attaches to the hood latch.

There will be an anchor point for the outer sleeve where the cable itself is exposed. Grab the cable with the needlenose and pull out and to the right. You'll be surprised at how easily it clicks open.

Best regards,
Mike

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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You might get to the cable through the grille at the front. and manually pull it to open with needle nose pliers

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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