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Hood release wont open - 1998 Cadillac Catera

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  • Thomas Duguay
    Thomas Duguay Dec 31, 2010

    Is this from the cable inside the car, or from the latch on the hood. please tell me which one doesn't work

  • skeelove daniels Dec 31, 2010

    from the cable in the car

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I am now guessing the plastic handle has broken from the cable. If you get a pair of vise grips, and tighten them on the cable(real tight), you can pull the vise grips and the hood release should pop open. I can tell you now, the replacement part is a dealer item only. With a little patience, and time, you can replace it.

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