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Not too easy you need to get a flashlight and a long straight bladed screw driver, sometimes removing the grill helps but only if you can, the hood may be blocking some of the hold down fasteners, you will see the cable running into the latch assembly dead center of the hood area, take your screw driver and try to move the lever back(the one the cable is attached to) that should open the hood. Hope this helps!!!

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