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Unable to open hood on 1987 corvette,cable is broken.cant release latch on drivers side......help is needed,thank you david

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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

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find the cable that is supposed to attach to the latch, and grab it with a pair of pliers or the like and pull.

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SOURCE: hood release cable wont release hood latch

Adjust at the pull handle inside the car.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: inop hood latch 1985 corvette

In the windshield wiper area on both sides of the car you will see a rubber plug about 1 inch in diameter. Use a flatblade screw driver (about 8-10 inches) and poke this plug out of its hole into the engine compartment (you can recover it later.) Insert your screwdriver through the hole until you find the release latch. Just push it until it releases.

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SOURCE: driver side hood won't open on 1993 corvette

the cable is probably stretched out and not pulling latch far enuf to release it the latch itself could also be sticking it needs to be lubed

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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You will be able to open the hood if you pull off your splash guard and use a long long flat head screwdriver or something like that. You'll see the hood latch in front of the radiator with the cable attached to it at the top near the hood, put it on the drivers side edge of the bottom of the latch and pry to the passenger side, the lever moves from the drivers side to the passengers side, the cable basically pulls the top of it to achieve this. so your doing the same thing on the bottom with the screwdriver.

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In the windshield wiper area on both sides of the car you will see a rubber plug about 1 inch in diameter. Use a flatblade screw driver (about 8-10 inches) and poke this plug out of its hole into the engine compartment (you can recover it later.) Insert your screwdriver through the hole until you find the release latch. Just push it until it releases.

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