Question about 1989 Buick Century
I pulled the hood release and my hood is jammed shut. Please help me.
There's two ways to do this: get under the front end of the car and try it from underneath (the hard way) or pull the grill and get at it from the front. To pull the grill, you need a medium sized torx driver (I think it is a 15, but don't quote me on that) to pull the 6 screws that are recessed on either side of the center post of the grill, and then one at each corner. Once you have the grill off, there are two holes in the center frame bracket. You will need a long, flat head screw driver to go into the larger of the two holes from the left side, with an angle like the hour hand on a clock when it's between 7 and 8 o'clock. Be carefull not to puncture your radiator! The flat of the screwdriver has to slide between the top of the frame around the hood release bracket and connect with the vertical post of the hood release mechanism. Once you have made contact, push the screwdriver along the angle that you have and it will move the hood release mechanism counter clockwise enough to pop the hood.
Posted on Oct 05, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 28, 2016 | 1993 Buick Century
Mar 03, 2015 | Volvo Cars & Trucks
Feb 15, 2015 | 1997 Buick Century
Aug 09, 2010 | 1989 Ford Ranger
May 08, 2010 | 2003 Chrysler Concorde
Mar 31, 2010 | 2001 Chrysler LHS
Nov 11, 2009 | 1994 Buick Century
Feb 18, 2009 | 1989 Buick Century
May 17, 2008 | 1989 Buick Century
117 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: