Question about Oldsmobile Toronado
I have a 1966 Olds Toronado and cannot open the hood using the latch and cable.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: hood release cable is broken
Is there any part of the cable inside the cabin that you can pull with a pair of pliers? I suggest that you try that. You may need to disassemble it from the pull handle to make that work.
Posted on Dec 27, 2008
the hood latch is stuck.U can try tapping on the hood by the latch while slowly pulling up on the hood.Or u can climb under the car and push the lock lever back and that will pop the hood
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
remove front grille then you have to fiddle about with the catch it is quite tedious but the only way or take to a dealrship
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
you can open it with a long thin screwdriver. Look thru the center top of the grill. You should be able to see the cable running to the latch. Follow the cable to the end and you should be able to get in there with the screw driver and fish around to get it to unlatch. After you get it open you can tie a piece of wire to the latch sticking out of the grill to pull on and release it till you can get it repaired. Most likely the cable or pull handle is broken
Posted on Dec 11, 2009
Try smacking down on the hood with a open hand.You may want to have someone inside to pull the lever while you hit on the hood.If you do get it open spray everthing down with a good lubicant.Well good luck and hope this helped.
Posted on Jan 24, 2010
Testimonial: "It worked just fine .I also used some wd40.Thanks"
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