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I have a 2001 BMW 330CI convertible. The Hood of the car can lock and unlock. I have to use a coat hanger to release it from the locking mechanism by pulling the latch toward me to actually lift the hood up. I can then close the hood normally and locks into place so I can drive with no issue. It appears the release lever isn't connected somehow. What is the solution or the fix to this?

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The lever in the car is connected to a pull wire, it has probably just come undone. Get to where you can see the hood lever in the car and then look for the cable, it should reattach easily, if it will not, then you may need a new handle.

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