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Where's the hood release latch under the hood?. I think it's weather contributing to stickiness. I want to stick some WD30 lubricant to loosen it if that is the problem. I pulled the hood release level inside the car. Doesn't look like the cable is is still taunt.

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  • yumduhnut Feb 08, 2010

    Ok, I'll bounce on that vicinity several times. Hopefully it'll jolt the latch loose. Then I'll try the Hood release lever again inside the care. Thanks for your suggestion!!.

  • yumduhnut Feb 08, 2010

    Just got back. The SUGGESTION WORKED LIKE A CHARM !!.
    Thank you most kindly!. Problem closed.

  • yumduhnut Feb 08, 2010

    Just got back. The SUGGESTION WORKED LIKE A CHARM !!.
    Thank you most kindly!. Problem closed.


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U can't get at the latch unless the hood is open, kinda a catch 22, try this, have someone push down on the hood right over the center in front, that is where the latch is, this unloads the spring tension on the latch and many times it will allow u to pop the hood, then get some WD40 and sopray the latch

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    yadayada Feb 08, 2010

    u must push down while someone pulls the hood release


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