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Disconnected hood latch

The latch will not release the safety latch - is there any way to get to it without taking out dash

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If you crawl underneath the front of the car you will see 2 half inch bolts holding the latch together. Take these two bolts out. This will open your hood. Your cable is either broke or your latch spring is broke.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

Wiggle what?

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In the front in the back of the front grill look near the top middle the latch is there if our lucky you should see the black cable that the hood pull on it it should realese itself if not you have to go with a screwdriver and wiggle it hope it help fixya our post thank you pierre

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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