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The cable on the hood release is broken and slipped inside of the outer cable housing so I can't even clamp onto it. I looked under the front grill/radiator and see the safety catch but how do I first release the actual latch itself. I cannot see where it clamps the hood down. I suspect front left side but there is other parts in the way?

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Using a hack saw, cut through outer casing in cable a couple inches down from broken end on the cable that is broken. Be careful to only cut through outer casing & not cable inside. Then use vise grips to pull cable to open hood.

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