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The remote hood release solenoid for the front storage compartment is not releasing fully. The fuse is good. There is a definite relay click when the trunk is released and a low pitch thunk when the front is tried. Where is the manual cable release located. Most forums state it is in driver side front wheel well in top next to spring pack. Others state in the headlight well. My owners manual shows an emergency escape egress handle inside boot on passenger side.

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Hello there
send me a email to proporsche@yahoo.com
i will send you factory picture of the cable location.Also ,what model do you have?
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Did you perform the rear compartment lid release system check?
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Go to Step 3
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  1. Disconnect the rear compartment lid release relay.
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Connect a fused jumper between terminal D6 and terminal C4.
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Go to Step 6
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