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Opening hood on 1992 Ford Explorer

I can't seem to consistently open the hood of my truck.  There is a wire hanging out front that is connected but in pulling, does not "Pop" the hood.  I can reach the latch in the grill, but it doesn't seem to release completely to "pop" the hood either.  Please help before I blow the engine for lack of oil!  Thank you!

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I had the same problem with my hood. I had that handy wire hanging out of the front but it didn't want to release the hood. The cable was jammed and the hood had to be manually released via ratchet. After you can get the hood open maneuver the cable under the plastic piece where the hood meets the grill to stop this from happening again.

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