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How do I get the hood open? I tried pulling the button that said hood but it won't move.

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A classy lady, try pulling the hood lever a little harder . sometimes they stick. If that don't work get someone to hit the center of the hood while you or someone else pulls hood lever.

Posted on Feb 03, 2014

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SOURCE: When pulling the hood latch hood does not open.

It may be frozen/stretched out or broken, try having someone tap the hood at the latch while someone holds the handle if it comes up make sure you lubricate and or adjust the latch while its up and/or replace the cable

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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Try getting another person to push down above the bonnet latch as you pull the lever.They may have to push it down a few times,A sudden quick push may do it.Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 20, 2009

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SOURCE: pulled on hood release and it broke,tried pulling

while pulling on the cable have someone hit the front of the hood ....this sounds simple but it usually works

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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Get the hook!! Some cars have a release on them, but you will never know unless the hood is up. You could find a car exactly like yours and peek at it. Or, get a little hook, bent stiff wire, get in there behind the grille and start fishing, you can grab the release and pop it open, it might take a while, but it beats a hole in the grille. I made a little hook out of 1/8 inch wire, 2" ,90 degree bend with a hook on the end and it can get in behind there and pull the catch. A coat hanger will work. Try it. Hope it helps.

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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SOURCE: my 2001 jettas hood will not open. i pulled the

push down on the hood, smack the hood it helps to have someone pull the release for u and f around with it.

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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