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I have a volkswagen golf 2005 2.0 GT FSI Sport and i cant release the bonnet as the catch just wont release. Trying so hard to release the bonnet i snapped the plastic leaver on the drivers side. This then left the cable still intacked. I have tried pulling the cable with various tools but no joy. So this means the bonnet catch must be stuck or seized. Please help

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if the cable has snapped then you will need a very long screwdriver/rod to go from underneath the car to the release catch,it is a nasty job that will give you "hours of fun",you unscrew the bonnet adjuster by the way.

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

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