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2003 toyota tundra hood release latch in cab not releasing to outside latch in grill

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UNDER THE HOOD RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GRILL

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try this,have another person push down on the hood in the front of your truck,while they apply downward pressure,pull hood release out,keep the hood release pressure pulled out,tell the other person to let up on hood,then release the pressure you have on the hood release handle and hood should pop up.if this does'nt work,you have a broken hood release cable.that means you'll have to get on the ground under front of truck and reach up to the hood release cable with pliers and pull the cable release manually.good luck hope this helps and thank you for choosing fixya.com

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