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Looks like the hood release is broken for my car how can i open the hood manually?

I was going to check for the water lavel end the oil , I tried to pull the latch. but nathing happens.

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Check to see if the cable came loose from the lever, there may even be an adjustment there. if not and the cable is still connected try subverting the lever by using pliers to grip and pull the cable. sometimes the latches just get sticky, try having a buddy bump the hood where the latch is while you manipulate the lever, if this works spray latch with wd-40 and check to see if there is an adjustment you can make at that point

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