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BROKEN HOOD RELEASE CABLE.NEED TO OPEN MY HOOD

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    how do I open the hood without the cable?

  • justin Nov 16, 2012

    ya i need to know too

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One of the 2 cables on my hood release is loose. One works fine and releases (dirver's side) but the other is loose and does not. I cannot get my hood up. I have a 1998 Jaguar XJ8
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One of the 2 cables on my hood release is loose. One works fine and releases (dirver's side) but the other is loose and does not. I cannot get my hood up. I have a 1998 Jaguar XJ8
Thank you ....

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

  • eleetowns May 02, 2012

    i have exactly the same problem and model. I can hardly wait to here the self help solution to this problem.
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SOURCE: Hood won't open. Cable is broken and can't get hood to pop.

NO there is no manual way . get a good flash light and look at teh latch through the grill or from under the truck and try and pop it with a long flat blade screw driver

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SOURCE: Broken tab to hood release cable

Get a long screwdriver and try to release the secondary latch that way. Or if you have small hands reach up under the hood and pull the secondary latch toward the left.

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