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Replacing hood release cable 244 series

Can you help re removing and fitting the cable cheers jack moorhead inglewood new zealand

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  • maqsoodrana Oct 08, 2008

    I want to replace my existing hood for my rover 216, I got the new hood cannot find the instructions any where on net.

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First off before you remove the cable take the hood lock off some people will leave it on and a gust of wind shuts hood then your stuck with no way of opening hood again

now with the hood release is simple once remove hood lock just move the slider to wear the wire is loose and pull it off then on the release pull switch disconnect there it looks like it has a ball on end once the removed just size the wire needed for hood release against other wire for size comparison and attach the way you took it off
i hope this helped you in your quest

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